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It's about as heavy as a Kangaroo.
(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-one-fifth times as heavy as a Beer Keg.
In other words, 85,000 grams is 1.1680 times the weight of a Beer Keg, and the weight of a Beer Keg is 0.85620 times that amount.
(for US half-barrel, full keg; draft beer; including keg itself, stainless steel)
A typical, half-barrel beer keg weighs 72,800 grams when full. A keg of this size contains 15.5 gallons of beer, or the equivalent of 6.8 cases.
It's about one-and-seven-tenths times as heavy as an Octopus.
In other words, the weight of an Octopus is 0.590 times 85,000 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 three-fifths as heavy as a Panda Bear.
In other words, 85,000 grams is 0.570 times the weight of a Panda Bear, and the weight of a Panda Bear is 1.80 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 half as heavy as a Reindeer.
In other words, 85,000 grams is 0.5140 times the weight of a Reindeer, and the weight of a Reindeer is 1.950 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 twice as heavy as a Toilet.
In other words, 85,000 grams is 1.950 times the weight of a Toilet, and the weight of a Toilet is 0.5130 times that amount.
(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 two-fifths as heavy as The Heart of a Blue Whale.
In other words, 85,000 grams is 0.430 times the weight of The Heart of a Blue Whale, and the weight of The Heart of a Blue Whale is 2.30 times that amount.
(Balaenoptera musculus) (adult)
(for a 2014 specimen)
The heart of a blue whale weighs about 200,000 grams. These hearts pump an estimated 7,100 L (1,875 gal) of blood through the whale's massive body.