It's about as heavy as an Octopus.
(for Giant Pacific Octopus, Enteroctopus) (Adult, average)
The adult North Pacific Giant Octopus usually weighs around 0.055 tons. It is the largest octopus species and is known for its considerable intelligence, including the ability to open jars, solve mazes, and mimic other octopuses.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as heavy as a Toilet.
In other words, 0.055 tons is 1.14 times the weight of a Toilet, and the weight of a Toilet is 0.877 times that amount.(KOHLER Round front sitting flush toilet, model #K-11471-0)
The weight of a typical round front sitting flush toilet is 0.0481 tons. The Indian town of Musiri in Tamil Nadu state features the world's only paying toilet, which rewards its users up to 10¢ Indian (10 paisas) per visit and uses the waste for compost and fertilizer.
It's about one-and-seven-tenths times as heavy as a Dalmatian.
In other words, 0.055 tons is 1.69 times the weight of a Dalmatian, and the weight of a Dalmatian is 0.592 times that amount.(a.k.a. Dalmatinac, a.k.a. Carriage Dog, a.k.a. Spotted Coach Dog, a.k.a. Firehouse Dog) (FCI standard; male)
The Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) calls for Dalmatians to weigh between 0.0325 tons. The association of the breed with fire departments (and similarly with Budweiser Beer and its team of Clydesdales) stems from their affinity for horses, having been used historically as carriage dogs capable of guiding horse-drawn fire engines to the sites of blazes.
It's about three-fifths as heavy as a Kangaroo.
In other words, 0.055 tons is 0.59 times the weight of a Kangaroo, and the weight of a Kangaroo is 1.7 times that amount.(for red kangaroo, Macropus rufus) (adult, male)
An adult, male red kangaroo weighs up to 0.094 tons. Fantastic jumpers, red kangaroos can leap horizontally 9 m (30 ft) and vertically 3 m (9 ft) in a single bound.
It's about one-third as heavy as a Panda Bear.
In other words, the weight of a Panda Bear is 3 times 0.055 tons.(a.k.a. Giant Panda, Ailuropoda melanoleuca)(Adult, male)
An adult, male Giant Panda weighs up to 0.17 tons. Despite having the digestive system of a carnivore, the panda eats only bamboo and must eat up to 0.0071 tons of it per day to compensate for the limited energy the plant provides.
It's about three-tenths as heavy as a Reindeer.
In other words, 0.055 tons is 0.301 times the weight of a Reindeer, and the weight of a Reindeer is 3.32 times that amount.(for Rangifer tarandus granti, adult, bull) (a.k.a. Caribou) ()Rangifer tarandus)
An adult, male reindeer weighs between 0.182 tons. Reindeer undertake a lengthy annual migration, with some herds traveling up to 5,000 km.
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It's about one-fourth as heavy as The Heart of a Blue Whale.
In other words, 0.055 tons is 0.25 times the weight of The Heart of a Blue Whale, and the weight of The Heart of a Blue Whale is 4 times that amount.(Balaenoptera musculus) (adult)
(for a 2014 specimen)
The heart of a blue whale weighs about 0.22 tons. These hearts pump an estimated 7,100 L (1,875 gal) of blood through the whale's massive body.