It's about one-two-thousand-five-hundredth as heavy as an Elephant
In other words, the weight of an Elephant is 2,700 times 4.960 pounds.(for African bush elephant, Loxodonta africana) (Adult, bull)
A bull African bush elephant weighs about 13,000 pounds. 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 8,800 pounds
It's about 3,000 times as heavy as a Nail
In other words, 4.960 pounds is 2,800 times the weight of a Nail, and the weight of a Nail is 0.00036 times that amount.(for 15-gauge, 2-inch, finishing nails)
A two-inch finishing nail weighs 0.0017 pounds. Nails have been in use for more than 5,400 years and were ven used as a medium of exchange in ancient times.
It's about one-three-thousandth as heavy as a Tyrannosaurus rex
In other words, 4.960 pounds is 0.00035 times the weight of a Tyrannosaurus rex, and the weight of a Tyrannosaurus rex is 2,900 times that amount.(for FMNH PR2081, a.k.a. "Sue") (a.k.a. Tyrannosaurus, a.k.a. T-Rex) (estimated live weight)
The notable Tyrannosaurus specimen housed at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, Illinois, "Sue," is estimated to have weighed about 14,000 pounds while alive. A renowned predator in popular culture, the teeth of tyrannosaurus rex were up to 33.02 cm (13 in) long.
It's about one-five-thousandth as heavy as an Anchor of a Cruise Ship
In other words, 4.960 pounds is 0.000199 times the weight of an Anchor of a Cruise Ship, and the weight of an Anchor of a Cruise Ship is 5,030 times that amount.(for QE2 forward anchor, a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2)
Each of the forward anchors of the RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 weighs 24,900 pounds. The anchor of the QE2 now sits in front of the Holyrood Church in Southampton, England, United Kingdom, along a pedestrian tourist route known as "the QE2 mile."
It's about 10,000 times as heavy as a Raindrop
In other words, the weight of a Raindrop is 0.0001 times 4.960 pounds.(a.k.a. drop, a.k.a. droplet) (average)
The weight of a raindrop depends heavily on the type of weather, but averages about 0.0004 pounds. The familiar teardrop shape of a raindrop is actually an optical illusion, caused by the reflection of the light and the motion of the drop.
It's about one-thirty-thousandth as heavy as The Space Shuttle
In other words, the weight of The Space Shuttle is 31,000 times 4.960 pounds.(for Endeavour, a.k.a. OV-105, a.k.a. Orbiter Vehicle-105) (empty weight, excluding main engines)
When empty, the space shuttle Endeavour weighs 160,000 pounds. The shuttle's spacious cargo bay carried the Chandra X-ray Observatory into orbit in 1999 — a payload that weighed 44,000 pounds.
It's about one-forty-five-thousandth as heavy as a Blue Whale