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How heavy is 230 kilograms?

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It's about as heavy as a cubic meter of Snow.
(Freshly fallen, standard conditions; measurements taken in Norway, 1965-68)
One cubic meter of freshly fallen snow under standard conditions weighs an average of 230 kg. Assembled in 2008, the world record largest snowman was constructed of 5,900,000 kg of snow and stood 37.21 m (122.1 ft) tall.
It's about nine-tenths as heavy as a Pig.
In other words, 230 kilograms is 0.92 times the weight of a Pig, and the weight of a Pig is 1.1 times that amount.
(Domestic pig, Sus scrofa domesticus, a.k.a. S. domesticus) (adult)
It's about one-and-two-fifths times as heavy as a Reindeer.
In other words, 230 kilograms is 1.39 times the weight of a Reindeer, and the weight of a Reindeer is 0.719 times that amount.
(for Rangifer tarandus granti, adult, bull) (a.k.a. Caribou) ()Rangifer tarandus)
It's about one-and-a-half times as heavy as a Panda Bear.
In other words, the weight of a Panda Bear is 0.67 times 230 kilograms.
(a.k.a. Giant Panda, Ailuropoda melanoleuca)(Adult, male)
It's about half as heavy as a Horse.
In other words, 230 kilograms is 0.55 times the weight of a Horse, and the weight of a Horse is 1.8 times that amount.
(Equus ferus caballus) (Arabian, adult)
It's about half as heavy as a Grand Piano.
In other words, 230 kilograms is 0.51 times the weight of a Grand Piano, and the weight of a Grand Piano is 2 times that amount.
(for Steinway & Sons, Model D Concert Grand Piano)
A Grand Piano, of the kind used for concert performances in large music halls, weighs 450 kg. Well-made pianos such as this may last 75 to 100 years.
It's about two-fifths as heavy as a Polar Bear.
In other words, 230 kilograms is 0.446 times the weight of a Polar Bear, and the weight of a Polar Bear is 2.24 times that amount.
(Ursus maritimus) (adult, male)