It's about thirty times as heavy as an Elephant
In other words, the weight of an Elephant is 0.038 times 156,000 kilograms.(for African bush elephant, Loxodonta africana) (Adult, bull)
A bull African bush elephant weighs about 6,100 kg. 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 kg
It's about 40 times as heavy as a Hippopotamus
In other words, 156,000 kilograms is 41.60 times the weight of a Hippopotamus, and the weight of a Hippopotamus is 0.024 times that amount.(Hippopotamus amphibius) (adult, male)
The average weight of an adult male hippopotamus ranges from 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).
It's about 60 times as heavy as The Tongue of a Blue Whale
In other words, 156,000 kilograms is 58 times the weight of The Tongue of a Blue Whale, and the weight of The Tongue of a Blue Whale is 0.017 times that amount.(Balaenoptera musculus) (adult)
The tongue of a Blue Whale can weigh up to 2,700 kilograms. 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-fifth as heavy as The Eiffel Tower
It's about 75 times as heavy as a Rhinoceros
In other words, the weight of a Rhinoceros is 0.014 times 156,000 kilograms.(for Black rhinoceros, Diceros bicornis) (Adult, male)
An adult black rhinoceros weighs between 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.
It's about 80 times as heavy as a Giraffe
In other words, 156,000 kilograms is 80.80 times the weight of a Giraffe, and the weight of a Giraffe is 0.0124 times that amount.(Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) (adult, male, maximum of range)
An adult, male giraffe can weigh up to 1,930 kg. Reaching 5.5 m (18 ft) in height by adulthood, giraffe calves can grow as much as 3 cm (1 in) per day.
It's about one-eighty-fifth as heavy as The Brooklyn Bridge
In other words, 156,000 kilograms is 0.01171 times the weight of The Brooklyn Bridge, and the weight of The Brooklyn Bridge is 85.40 times that amount.(a.k.a. New York and Brooklyn Bridge) (Manhattan and Brooklyn, New York City, New York) (total weight)
The total weight of the Brooklyn Bridge is approximately 13,320,000 kilograms. In a promotional event to prove the bridge's stability shortly after it opened, entertainer P. T. Barnum led a parade of 21 elephants across it in May of 1884.