It's about 8,500 times as heavy as a Grain of Rice
In other words, the weight of a Grain of Rice is 0.00012 times 250 grams.(long grain; 14% moisture content)
A single long grain of rice weighs an average of 0.029 grams. A staple through most of human history, archaeological evidence indicates that the earliest rice cultivation was about 11,500 years ago.
It's about one-ten-thousandth as heavy as The Tongue of a Blue Whale
In other words, the weight of The Tongue of a Blue Whale is 11,000 times 250 grams.(Balaenoptera musculus) (adult)
The tongue of a Blue Whale can weigh up to 2,700,000 grams. 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 one-fifteen-thousandth as heavy as a Hippopotamus
In other words, the weight of a Hippopotamus is 15,000 times 250 grams.(Hippopotamus amphibius) (adult, male)
The average weight of an adult male hippopotamus ranges from 3,750,000 grams. 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).
It's about one-twenty-five-thousandth as heavy as an Elephant
In other words, the weight of an Elephant is 24,000 times 250 grams.(for African bush elephant, Loxodonta africana) (Adult, bull)
A bull African bush elephant weighs about 6,100,000 grams. Among African elephants, both males and females have tusks (whereas female Asian elephants, Elephas maximus, do not have tusks) which can grow to 3 m (10 ft) and typically weigh about 4,000,000 grams
It's about one-twenty-five-thousandth as heavy as a Tyrannosaurus rex
In other words, the weight of a Tyrannosaurus rex is 26,000 times 250 grams.(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 6,400,000 grams while alive. A renowned predator in popular culture, the teeth of tyrannosaurus rex were up to 33.02 cm (13 in) long.
It's about one-forty-five-thousandth as heavy as an Anchor of a Cruise Ship
In other words, the weight of an Anchor of a Cruise Ship is 45,200 times 250 grams.(for QE2 forward anchor, a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2)
Each of the forward anchors of the RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 weighs 11,300,000 grams. 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."
It's about 55,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Sand
In other words, the weight of a Grain of Sand is 0.0000180 times 250 grams.(medium grain)
With tremendous variety in the size of grain and the component material, grains of sand weigh an average of 0.0044 grams. In 2007, a team of seven in Myrtle Beach created the world's tallest sandcastle, which measured 15.10 m (49.55 ft) in height.