How heavy is 70 tonnes?
It's about as heavy as The Space Shuttle
The weight of The Space Shuttle is about 71 tonnes.
(for Endeavour, a.k.a. OV-105, a.k.a. Orbiter Vehicle-105) (empty weight, excluding main engines)
It's about two-thirds as heavy as a Blue Whale
The weight of a Blue Whale is about 105 tonnes.
It's about half as heavy as The Statue of Liberty (without base)
The weight of The Statue of Liberty (without base) is about 140 tonnes.
(a.k.a. Liberty Enlightening the World, a.k.a. La Liberté éclairant le monde) (total weight, including foundation)
It's about two-fifths as heavy as a House
The weight of a House is about 156 tonnes.
(149 sq. m, single-level, unfurnished)
It's about six times as heavy as an Anchor of a Cruise Ship
The weight of an Anchor of a Cruise Ship is about 11.30 tonnes.
(for QE2 forward anchor, a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2)
It's about eight times as heavy as a Tyrannosaurus rex
The weight of a Tyrannosaurus rex is about 8.80 tonnes.
(for FMNH PR 2081, a.k.a. "Sue") (a.k.a. Tyrannosaurus, a.k.a. T-Rex) (estimated live weight)
It's about one-tenth as heavy as Christ the Redeemer (statue)
The weight of Christ the Redeemer (statue) is about 635 tonnes.
(a.k.a. O Cristo Redentor, a.k.a. Christo redemptor) (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
It's about twelve times as heavy as an Elephant
The weight of an Elephant is about 6.10 tonnes.
(for African bush elephant, Loxodonta africana) (Adult, bull)
It's about eighteen times as heavy as a Hippopotamus
The weight of a Hippopotamus is about 3.80 tonnes.
(Hippopotamus amphibius) (adult, male)
It's about one-twentieth as heavy as a Tree (Sierra Redwood)
The weight of a Tree (Sierra Redwood) is about 1,300 tonnes.
(a.k.a. Giant Sequoia, a.k.a. Sierran redwood, a.k.a. Wellingtonia, a.k.a. "Big Tree", Sequoiadendron giganteum)
It's about thirty times as heavy as The Tongue of a Blue Whale
The weight of The Tongue of a Blue Whale is about 2.70 tonnes.
(Balaenoptera musculus) (adult)
It's about thirty times as heavy as a Rhinoceros
The weight of a Rhinoceros is about 2.10 tonnes.
(for Black rhinoceros, Diceros bicornis) (Adult, male)
It's about forty times as heavy as a Giraffe
The weight of a Giraffe is about 1.930 tonnes.
(Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) (adult, male, maximum of range)
It's about 40 times as heavy as a Car
The weight of a Car is about 1.6520 tonnes.
(for 2009 Ford Taurus) (curb weight)
It's about 100 times 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)