# How heavy is 0.68 tonnes?

It's about as heavy as a Cow
The weight of a Cow is about 0.680 tonnes.
(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 0.680 tonnes. 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-three-tenths times as heavy as a Grizzly Bear
The weight of a Grizzly Bear is about 0.5210 tonnes.
(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 0.5210 tonnes. In spite of their tremendous size, grizzly bears can run at speeds of up to 55 kph (34 mph).
It's about one-and-one-third times as heavy as a Polar Bear
The weight of a Polar Bear is about 0.5160 tonnes.
An adult, male polar bear weighs between 0.5160 tonnes. 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-and-a-half times as heavy as a Grand Piano
The weight of a Grand Piano is about 0.450 tonnes.
(for Steinway & Sons, Model D Concert Grand Piano)
A Grand Piano, of the kind used for concert performances in large music halls, weighs 0.450 tonnes. Well-made pianos such as this may last 75 to 100 years.
It's about one-and-three-fifths times as heavy as a Horse
The weight of a Horse is about 0.420 tonnes.
n Arabian riding horse (or similar breed) weighs between 0.420 tonnes. During races, horses must carry jockeys and their equipment, which in the Kentucky Derby, for example, can weigh up to 0.054 tonnes.
It's about two-fifths as heavy as a Car
The weight of a Car is about 1.6520 tonnes.
(for 2009 Ford Taurus) (curb weight)
A 2009 Ford Taurus weighs 1.6520 tonnes. The first mass-produced car, the Curved Dash Oldsmobile — introduced in 1901 — weighed just 0.3860 tonnes.
It's about two-and-a-half times as heavy as a Pig
The weight of a Pig is about 0.250 tonnes.
(Domestic pig, Sus scrofa domesticus, a.k.a. S. domesticus) (adult)
Domestic pigs weigh between 0.250 tonnes. 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-third as heavy as a Giraffe
The weight of a Giraffe is about 1.930 tonnes.
(Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) (adult, male, maximum of range)
An adult, male giraffe can weigh up to 1.930 tonnes. 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 three times as heavy as a cubic meter of Snow
The weight of a cubic meter of Snow is about 0.230 tonnes.
(Freshly fallen, standard conditions; measurements taken in Norway, 1965-68)
One cubic meter of freshly fallen snow under standard conditions weighs an average of 0.230 tonnes. Assembled in 2008, the world record largest snowman was constructed of 5,900 tonnes of snow and stood 37.21 m (122.1 ft) tall.
It's about one-third as heavy as a Rhinoceros
The weight of a Rhinoceros is about 2.10 tonnes.
(for Black rhinoceros, Diceros bicornis) (Adult, male)
An adult black rhinoceros weighs between 2.10 tonnes. Rhinoceros are extremely aggressive — nearly one of every two males will die as a result of fighting with other rhinoceros.
It's about three-and-a-half times as heavy as The Heart of a Blue Whale
The weight of The Heart of a Blue Whale is about 0.20 tonnes.
(for a 2014 specimen)
The heart of a blue whale weighs about 0.20 tonnes. These hearts pump an estimated 7,100 L (1,875 gal) of blood through the whale's massive body.
It's about one-fourth as heavy as The Tongue of a Blue Whale
The weight of The Tongue of a Blue Whale is about 2.70 tonnes.
The tongue of a Blue Whale can weigh up to 2.7 tonnes. Despite their tremendous size, blue whales feed almost exclusively on tiny crustaceans called krill and cannot swallow anything much larger than a beach ball.
It's about four times as heavy as a Reindeer
The weight of a Reindeer is about 0.1660 tonnes.
(for Rangifer tarandus granti, adult, bull) (a.k.a. Caribou) ()Rangifer tarandus)
An adult, male reindeer weighs between 0.1660 tonnes. Reindeer undertake a lengthy annual migration, with some herds traveling up to 5,000 km.

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It's about four-and-a-half times as heavy as a Panda Bear
The weight of a Panda Bear is about 0.150 tonnes.
(a.k.a. Giant Panda, Ailuropoda melanoleuca)(Adult, male)
An adult, male Giant Panda weighs up to 0.150 tonnes. Despite having the digestive system of a carnivore, the panda eats only bamboo and must eat up to 0.0064 tonnes of it per day to compensate for the limited energy the plant provides.
It's about one-fifth as heavy as a Hippopotamus
The weight of a Hippopotamus is about 3.80 tonnes.