It's about as heavy as a Beer Keg.
It's about nine-tenths as heavy as a Kangaroo.
In other words, 72,800 grams is 0.860 times the weight of a Kangaroo, and the weight of a Kangaroo is 1.20 times that amount.(for red kangaroo, Macropus rufus) (adult, male)
An adult, male red kangaroo weighs up to 85,000 grams. Fantastic jumpers, red kangaroos can leap horizontally 9 m (30 ft) and vertically 3 m (9 ft) in a single bound.
It's about one-and-a-half times as heavy as an Octopus.
In other words, the weight of an Octopus is 0.670 times 72,800 grams.(for Giant Pacific Octopus, Enteroctopus) (Adult, average)
The adult North Pacific Giant Octopus usually weighs around 50,000 grams. It is the largest octopus species and is known for its considerable intelligence, including the ability to open jars, solve mazes, and mimic other octopuses.
It's about one-and-two-thirds times as heavy as a Toilet.
In other words, the weight of a Toilet is 0.5990 times 72,800 grams.(KOHLER Round front sitting flush toilet, model #K-11471-0)
The weight of a typical round front sitting flush toilet is 43,600 grams. The Indian town of Musiri in Tamil Nadu state features the world's only paying toilet, which rewards its users up to 10¢ Indian (10 paisas) per visit and uses the waste for compost and fertilizer.
It's about half as heavy as a Panda Bear.
In other words, 72,800 grams is 0.490 times the weight of a Panda Bear, and the weight of a Panda Bear is 2 times that amount.(a.k.a. Giant Panda, Ailuropoda melanoleuca)(Adult, male)
An adult, male Giant Panda weighs up to 150,000 grams. Despite having the digestive system of a carnivore, the panda eats only bamboo and must eat up to 6,400 grams of it per day to compensate for the limited energy the plant provides.
It's about two-fifths as heavy as a Reindeer.
In other words, 72,800 grams is 0.440 times the weight of a Reindeer, and the weight of a Reindeer is 2.270 times that amount.(for Rangifer tarandus granti, adult, bull) (a.k.a. Caribou) ()Rangifer tarandus)
An adult, male reindeer weighs between 166,000 grams. Reindeer undertake a lengthy annual migration, with some herds traveling up to 5,000 km.
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It's about two-and-a-half times as heavy as a Dalmatian.
In other words, 72,800 grams is 2.470 times the weight of a Dalmatian, and the weight of a Dalmatian is 0.4050 times that amount.(a.k.a. Dalmatinac, a.k.a. Carriage Dog, a.k.a. Spotted Coach Dog, a.k.a. Firehouse Dog) (FCI standard; male)
The Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) calls for Dalmatians to weigh between 29,500 grams. The association of the breed with fire departments (and similarly with Budweiser Beer and its team of Clydesdales) stems from their affinity for horses, having been used historically as carriage dogs capable of guiding horse-drawn fire engines to the sites of blazes.