It's about as heavy as a cubic meter of Snow.
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)
Domestic pigs weigh between 50 kg and 450 kg. The titular character "Babe the pig" in the 1995 family film was played by 48 different American Yorkshire piglets due to the length of filming and the rate at which piglets reach adulthood.
It's about one-and-one-fifth times as heavy as The Heart of a Blue Whale.
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)
An adult, male reindeer weighs between 159 and 182 kg. Reindeer undertake a lengthy annual migration, with some herds traveling up to 5,000 km.
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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)
An adult, male Giant Panda weighs up to 150 kg. Despite having the digestive system of a carnivore, the panda eats only bamboo and must eat up to 6.4 kg of it per day to compensate for the limited energy the plant provides.
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)
n Arabian riding horse (or similar breed) weighs between 380 and 450 kg. During races, horses must carry jockeys and their equipment, which in the Kentucky Derby, for example, can weigh up to 54.4 kg.
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.