It's about as heavy as a Hippopotamus
It's about one-and-two-fifths times as heavy as The Tongue of a Blue Whale
In other words, the weight of The Tongue of a Blue Whale is 0.710 times 8,270 pounds.(Balaenoptera musculus) (adult)
The tongue of a Blue Whale can weigh up to 6,000 pounds. 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 three-fifths as heavy as an Elephant
In other words, 8,270 pounds is 0.620 times the weight of an Elephant, and the weight of an Elephant is 1.60 times that amount.(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 three-fifths as heavy as a Tyrannosaurus rex
In other words, 8,270 pounds is 0.590 times the weight of a Tyrannosaurus rex, and the weight of a Tyrannosaurus rex is 1.70 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-and-four-fifths times as heavy as a Rhinoceros
In other words, the weight of a Rhinoceros is 0.560 times 8,270 pounds.(for Black rhinoceros, Diceros bicornis) (Adult, male)
An adult black rhinoceros weighs between 4,600 pounds. Rhinoceros are extremely aggressive — nearly one of every two males will die as a result of fighting with other rhinoceros.
It's about one-and-nine-tenths times as heavy as a Giraffe
In other words, 8,270 pounds is 1.940 times the weight of a Giraffe, and the weight of a Giraffe is 0.5150 times that amount.(Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) (adult, male, maximum of range)
An adult, male giraffe can weigh up to 4,250 pounds. 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 two-and-a-half times as heavy as a Car