It's about one-twenty-five-thousandth as heavy as a Car.
It's about one-thirty-five-thousandth as heavy as a Rhinoceros.
In other words, the weight of a Rhinoceros is 33,000 times 974 grains.(for Black rhinoceros, Diceros bicornis) (Adult, male)
An adult black rhinoceros weighs between 32,000,000 grains. Rhinoceros are extremely aggressive — nearly one of every two males will die as a result of fighting with other rhinoceros.
It's about one-forty-thousandth as heavy as a Giraffe.
It's about one-forty-five-thousandth as heavy as The Tongue of a Blue Whale.
In other words, the weight of The Tongue of a Blue Whale is 43,000 times 974 grains.(Balaenoptera musculus) (adult)
The tongue of a Blue Whale can weigh up to 42,000,000 grains. 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-sixty-thousandth as heavy as a Hippopotamus.
In other words, 974 grains is 0.00001680 times the weight of a Hippopotamus, and the weight of a Hippopotamus is 59,500 times that amount.(Hippopotamus amphibius) (adult, male)
The average weight of an adult male hippopotamus ranges from 57,900,000 grains. 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-one-hundred-thousandth as heavy as an Elephant.
In other words, 974 grains is 0.00001000 times the weight of an Elephant, and the weight of an Elephant is 100,000 times that amount.(for African bush elephant, Loxodonta africana) (Adult, bull)
A bull African bush elephant weighs about 94,000,000 grains. 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 62,000,000 grains
It's about 100,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Sugar.
In other words, 974 grains is 101,000 times the weight of a Grain of Sugar, and the weight of a Grain of Sugar is 0.00000990 times that amount.(a.k.a. white sugar, a.k.a. white refined sugar, a.k.a. table sugar, a.k.a. sucrose, a.k.a. saccharose)
A grain of sugar weighs approximately 0.00965 grains. Sugar consumption varies widely by country; the average citizen of the United States consumes about 944,000 grains of sugar each year.