It's about two-fifths as heavy as a cubic meter of Snow
In other words, 3,000 ounces is 0.37 times the weight of a cubic meter of Snow, and the weight of a cubic meter of Snow is 2.7 times that amount.(Freshly fallen, standard conditions; measurements taken in Norway, 1965-68)
One cubic meter of freshly fallen snow under standard conditions weighs an average of 8,100 ounces. Assembled in 2008, the world record largest snowman was constructed of 210,000,000 ounces of snow and stood 37.21 m (122.1 ft) tall.
It's about three times as heavy as a Dalmatian
In other words, 3,000 ounces is 2.88 times the weight of a Dalmatian, and the weight of a Dalmatian is 0.347 times that amount.(a.k.a. Dalmatinac, a.k.a. Carriage Dog, a.k.a. Spotted Coach Dog, a.k.a. Firehouse Dog) (FCI standard; male)
The Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) calls for Dalmatians to weigh between 1,040 ounces. The association of the breed with fire departments (and similarly with Budweiser Beer and its team of Clydesdales) stems from their affinity for horses, having been used historically as carriage dogs capable of guiding horse-drawn fire engines to the sites of blazes.
It's about one-third as heavy as a Pig
In other words, 3,000 ounces is 0.34 times the weight of a Pig, and the weight of a Pig is 2.9 times that amount.(Domestic pig, Sus scrofa domesticus, a.k.a. S. domesticus) (adult)
Domestic pigs weigh between 8,800 ounces. The titular character "Babe the pig" in the 1995 family film was played by 48 different American Yorkshire piglets due to the length of filming and the rate at which piglets reach adulthood.
It's about one-fifth as heavy as a Horse
In other words, 3,000 ounces is 0.2 times the weight of a Horse, and the weight of a Horse is 5 times that amount.(Equus ferus caballus) (Arabian, adult)
n Arabian riding horse (or similar breed) weighs between 15,000 ounces. During races, horses must carry jockeys and their equipment, which in the Kentucky Derby, for example, can weigh up to 1,900 ounces.
It's about one-fifth as heavy as a Grand Piano
In other words, 3,000 ounces is 0.19 times the weight of a Grand Piano, and the weight of a Grand Piano is 5.3 times that amount.(for Steinway & Sons, Model D Concert Grand Piano)
A Grand Piano, of the kind used for concert performances in large music halls, weighs 16,000 ounces. Well-made pianos such as this may last 75 to 100 years.
It's about one-fifth as heavy as a Polar Bear
In other words, 3,000 ounces is 0.165 times the weight of a Polar Bear, and the weight of a Polar Bear is 6.1 times that amount.(Ursus maritimus) (adult, male)
An adult, male polar bear weighs between 18,200 ounces. Polar bears are so heavily insulated by their 9.9 cm (3.9 in) layer of blubber that they are often difficult to detect using infrared photography sensors.
It's about one-fifth as heavy as a Grizzly Bear
In other words, 3,000 ounces is 0.163 times the weight of a Grizzly Bear, and the weight of a Grizzly Bear is 6.13 times that amount.(a.k.a. brown bear, a.k.a. silver bear, Ursus arctos horribilis) (Adult, male, coastal area population average)
An adult, male grizzly bear from a coastal area (where food is plentiful) can weigh up to 18,400 ounces. In spite of their tremendous size, grizzly bears can run at speeds of up to 55 kph (34 mph).