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 About nine-tenths the weight of a Tyrannosaurus rex. In other words, it would take
 About the same as that amount to equal the weight of a Tyrannosaurus rex 
(for FMNH PR2081, a.k.a. "Sue") (a.k.a. Tyrannosaurus, a.k.a. T-Rex) (estimated live weight)
The notable Tyrannosaurus specimen housed at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, Illinois, "Sue," is estimated to have weighed about 10,000 pounds (6 tonnes) while alive. A renowned predator in popular culture, the teeth of tyrannosaurus rex were up to 33.02 cm (13 in) long.
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 About four-fifths the weight of an Elephant. In other words, it would take
 About one-and-one-fourth that amount to equal the weight of an Elephant 
More precisely, that amount is 0.7847 times the weight of an Elephant and the weight of an Elephant is 1.274 times that amount.
(for African bush elephant, Loxodonta africana) (Adult, bull)
A bull African bush elephant weighs between 16,565.4 pounds (6,027.3 and 9,000.6 kg). Among African elephants, both males and females have tusks (female Asian elephants lack tusks) which can grow to 3 m (10 ft) and weigh up to 200 pounds (90 kg).
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 About one-and-three-fifths the weight of a Hippopotamus. In other words, it would take
 About two-thirds that amount to equal the weight of a Hippopotamus 
More precisely, that amount is 1.57 times the weight of a Hippopotamus and the weight of a Hippopotamus is 0.636 times that amount.
(Hippopotamus amphibius) (adult, male)
The average weight of an adult male hippopotamus ranges from 8,260 pounds (3,000 to 4,500 kg). Appearances to the contrary, adult hippos cannot swim or float in water; they actually move by leaping and walking across lake bottoms at about 8 kph (5 mph).
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 About one-half the weight of an Anchor of a Cruise Ship. In other words, it would take
 About one-and-nine-tenths that amount to equal the weight of an Anchor of a Cruise Ship 
More precisely, that amount is 0.521 times the weight of an Anchor of a Cruise Ship and the weight of an Anchor of a Cruise Ship is 1.91 times that amount.
(for QE2 forward anchor, a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2)
Each of the forward anchors of the RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 weighs 24,900 pounds (11,300 kg). The anchor of the QE2 now sits in front of the Holyrood Church in Southampton, England, United Kingdom, along a pedestrian tourist route known as "the QE2 mile."
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 About two times the weight of the Tongue of a Blue Whale. In other words, it would take
 About one-half that amount to equal the weight of the Tongue of a Blue Whale 
More precisely, that amount is 2.1 times the weight of the Tongue of a Blue Whale and the weight of the Tongue of a Blue Whale is 0.47 times that amount.
(Balaenoptera musculus) (adult)
The tongue of a Blue Whale can weigh up to 5,900 pounds (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.
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 About two-and-a-half times the weight of a Giraffe. In other words, it would take
 About two-fifths that amount to equal the weight of a Giraffe 
More precisely, the weight of a Giraffe is 0.43 times that amount.
(Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) (adult, male)
An adult, male giraffe weighs an average of 5,500 pounds (2,500 kg). Reaching 5.5 m (18 ft) in height by adulthood, giraffe calves can grow as much as 3 cm (1 in) per day.
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 About three times the weight of a Rhinoceros. In other words, it would take
 About one-third that amount to equal the weight of a Rhinoceros 
More precisely, that amount is 2.8 times the weight of a Rhinoceros and the weight of a Rhinoceros is 0.35 times that amount.
(for Black rhinoceros, Diceros bicornis) (Adult, male)
An adult black rhinoceros weighs between 4,600 pounds (1,400 and 2,800 kg). Rhinoceros are extremely aggressive — nearly one of every two males will die as a result of fighting with other rhinoceros.
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 About three-and-a-half times the weight of a Car. In other words, it would take
 About three-tenths that amount to equal the weight of a Car 
More precisely, that amount is 3.569 times the weight of a Car and the weight of a Car is 0.2801 times that amount.
(for 2009 Ford Taurus; automatic transmission; curb weight)
A 2009 Ford Taurus weighs 3,642 pounds (1,652 kg). The first mass-produced car, the Curved Dash Oldsmobile — introduced in 1901 — weighed just 851 pounds (386 kg).
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 About eight-and-a-half times the weight of a Cow. In other words, it would take
 About one-tenth that amount to equal the weight of a Cow 
More precisely, the weight of a Cow is 0.11 times that amount.
(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 1,500 pounds (680 kg). 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.
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