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How heavy is 6,100 kilograms?

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It's about one-fifteenth as heavy as a Blue Whale
In other words, the weight of a Blue Whale is 17.10 times 6,100 kilograms.
(Balaenoptera musculus)
Blue whales weigh between 73,000 and 136,000 kg. The largest mammal to have ever lived, blue whales feed almost exclusively on krill — tiny invertebrates weighing about 0.001 kilograms each.
It's about twenty times as heavy as a Pig
In other words, the weight of a Pig is 0.042 times 6,100 kilograms.
(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-twenty-fifth as heavy as a House
In other words, the weight of a House is 25.60 times 6,100 kilograms.
(149 sq. m, single-level, unfurnished)
A 149 sq. m (1,600 sq. ft), single-story, unfurnished house (without extensive masonry) of the type commonly found in America would weigh approximately 156,000 kg, based on the weight of the included materials. In contrast, a yurt — a type of dwelling structure popular among nomadic peoples of East Asia — typically weighs less than 458 kg.
It's about thirty times as heavy as a cubic meter of Snow
In other words, the weight of a cubic meter of Snow is 0.037 times 6,100 kilograms.
(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 thirty times as heavy as The Heart of a Blue Whale
In other words, the weight of The Heart of a Blue Whale is 0.032 times 6,100 kilograms.
(Balaenoptera musculus) (adult)
(for a 2014 specimen)
The heart of a blue whale weighs about 200 kilograms. These hearts pump an estimated 7,100 L (1,875 gal) of blood through the whale's massive body.
It's about forty times as heavy as a Reindeer
In other words, 6,100 kilograms is 36.90 times the weight of a Reindeer, and the weight of a Reindeer is 0.0271 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 40 times as heavy as a Panda Bear
In other words, 6,100 kilograms is 41 times the weight of a Panda Bear, and the weight of a Panda Bear is 0.024 times that amount.
(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.