# How heavy is 0.4255 tons?

It's about nine-tenths as heavy as a Horse
The weight of a Horse is about 0.460 tons.
n Arabian riding horse (or similar breed) weighs between 0.460 tons. During races, horses must carry jockeys and their equipment, which in the Kentucky Derby, for example, can weigh up to 0.06 tons.
It's about nine-tenths as heavy as a Grand Piano
The weight of a Grand Piano is about 0.50 tons.
(for Steinway & Sons, Model D Concert Grand Piano)
A Grand Piano, of the kind used for concert performances in large music halls, weighs 0.50 tons. Well-made pianos such as this may last 75 to 100 years.
It's about three-fourths as heavy as a Polar Bear
The weight of a Polar Bear is about 0.5690 tons.
An adult, male polar bear weighs between 0.5690 tons. 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 three-fourths as heavy as a Grizzly Bear
The weight of a Grizzly Bear is about 0.5740 tons.
(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 0.5740 tons. In spite of their tremendous size, grizzly bears can run at speeds of up to 55 kph (34 mph).
It's about one-and-a-half times as heavy as a Pig
The weight of a Pig is about 0.280 tons.
(Domestic pig, Sus scrofa domesticus, a.k.a. S. domesticus) (adult)
Domestic pigs weigh between 0.280 tons. 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-and-seven-tenths times as heavy as a cubic meter of Snow
The weight of a cubic meter of Snow is about 0.250 tons.
(Freshly fallen, standard conditions; measurements taken in Norway, 1965-68)
One cubic meter of freshly fallen snow under standard conditions weighs an average of 0.250 tons. Assembled in 2008, the world record largest snowman was constructed of 6,500 tons of snow and stood 37.21 m (122.1 ft) tall.
It's about three-fifths as heavy as a Cow
The weight of a Cow is about 0.750 tons.
(for Holstein, a.k.a. Holstein Friesian, a.k.a. Friesian, Bos primigenius) (adult, heifer)
A mature Holstein cow (the well-known black-and-white, spotted breed of cow) typically weighs 0.750 tons. President William Howard Taft (1909 - 1913) kept a Holstein cow named Pauline Wayne on the White House grounds — a gift from a Wisconsin senator and the source of the First Family's milk.
It's about one-and-nine-tenths times as heavy as The Heart of a Blue Whale
The weight of The Heart of a Blue Whale is about 0.220 tons.
(for a 2014 specimen)
The heart of a blue whale weighs about 0.220 tons. These hearts pump an estimated 7,100 L (1,875 gal) of blood through the whale's massive body.
It's about two-and-a-half times as heavy as a Reindeer
The weight of a Reindeer is about 0.1820 tons.
(for Rangifer tarandus granti, adult, bull) (a.k.a. Caribou) ()Rangifer tarandus)
An adult, male reindeer weighs between 0.1820 tons. Reindeer undertake a lengthy annual migration, with some herds traveling up to 5,000 km.

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It's about two-and-a-half times as heavy as a Panda Bear
The weight of a Panda Bear is about 0.170 tons.
(a.k.a. Giant Panda, Ailuropoda melanoleuca)(Adult, male)
An adult, male Giant Panda weighs up to 0.170 tons. Despite having the digestive system of a carnivore, the panda eats only bamboo and must eat up to 0.0071 tons of it per day to compensate for the limited energy the plant provides.
It's about one-fourth as heavy as a Car
The weight of a Car is about 1.8210 tons.
(for 2009 Ford Taurus) (curb weight)
A 2009 Ford Taurus weighs 1.8210 tons. The first mass-produced car, the Curved Dash Oldsmobile — introduced in 1901 — weighed just 0.42550 tons.
It's about four-and-a-half times as heavy as a Kangaroo
The weight of a Kangaroo is about 0.094 tons.
(for red kangaroo, Macropus rufus) (adult, male)
An adult, male red kangaroo weighs up to 0.094 tons. Fantastic jumpers, red kangaroos can leap horizontally 9 m (30 ft) and vertically 3 m (9 ft) in a single bound.
It's about one-fifth as heavy as a Giraffe
The weight of a Giraffe is about 2.130 tons.
(Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) (adult, male, maximum of range)
An adult, male giraffe can weigh up to 2.130 tons. Reaching 5.5 m (18 ft) in height by adulthood, giraffe calves can grow as much as 3 cm (1 in) per day.
It's about five-and-a-half times as heavy as a Beer Keg
The weight of a Beer Keg is about 0.08025 tons.
(for US half-barrel, full keg; draft beer; including keg itself, stainless steel)
A typical, half-barrel beer keg weighs 0.08025 tons when full. A keg of this size contains 15.5 gallons of beer, or the equivalent of 6.8 cases.
It's about one-fifth as heavy as a Rhinoceros
The weight of a Rhinoceros is about 2.30 tons.
(for Black rhinoceros, Diceros bicornis) (Adult, male)
An adult black rhinoceros weighs between 2.30 tons. Rhinoceros are extremely aggressive — nearly one of every two males will die as a result of fighting with other rhinoceros.

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