How heavy is 2.5 tons?
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as heavy as a Rhinoceros
The weight of a Rhinoceros is about 2.30 tons.
(for Black rhinoceros, Diceros bicornis) (Adult, male)
It's about one-and-one-fifth times as heavy as a Giraffe
The weight of a Giraffe is about 2.130 tons.
(Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) (adult, male, maximum of range)
It's about four-fifths as heavy as The Tongue of a Blue Whale
The weight of The Tongue of a Blue Whale is about 3 tons.
(Balaenoptera musculus) (adult)
It's about one-and-two-fifths times as heavy as a Car
The weight of a Car is about 1.8210 tons.
(for 2009 Ford Taurus) (curb weight)
It's about three-fifths as heavy as a Hippopotamus
The weight of a Hippopotamus is about 4.20 tons.
(Hippopotamus amphibius) (adult, male)
It's about two-fifths as heavy as an Elephant
The weight of an Elephant is about 6.70 tons.
(for African bush elephant, Loxodonta africana) (Adult, bull)
It's about three-and-a-half times 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)
It's about one-fourth as heavy as a Tyrannosaurus rex
The weight of a Tyrannosaurus rex is about 9.70 tons.
(for FMNH PR 2081, a.k.a. "Sue") (a.k.a. Tyrannosaurus, a.k.a. T-Rex) (estimated live weight)
It's about four-and-a-half times 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)
It's about four-and-a-half times as heavy as a Polar Bear
The weight of a Polar Bear is about 0.5690 tons.
(Ursus maritimus) (adult, male)
It's about one-fifth as heavy as an Anchor of a Cruise Ship
The weight of an Anchor of a Cruise Ship is about 12.50 tons.
(for QE2 forward anchor, a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2)
It's about five times 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)
It's about five-and-a-half times as heavy as a Horse
The weight of a Horse is about 0.460 tons.
(Equus ferus caballus) (Arabian, adult)
It's about nine 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)
It's about ten 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)