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It's about 65,000 times as heavy as The Heart of a Blue Whale.
In other words, the weight of The Heart of a Blue Whale is 0.0000150 times 14,680 tons.
(Balaenoptera musculus) (adult)
(for a 2014 specimen)
The heart of a blue whale weighs about 0.220 tons. These hearts pump an estimated 7,100 L (1,875 gal) of blood through the whale's massive body.
It's about 80,000 times as heavy as a Reindeer.
In other words, 14,680 tons is 80,500 times the weight of a Reindeer, and the weight of a Reindeer is 0.00001240 times that amount.
(for Rangifer tarandus granti, adult, bull) (a.k.a. Caribou) ()Rangifer tarandus)
An adult, male reindeer weighs between 0.1820 tons. Reindeer undertake a lengthy annual migration, with some herds traveling up to 5,000 km.

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It's about 90,000 times as heavy as a Panda Bear.
In other words, 14,680 tons is 89,000 times the weight of a Panda Bear, and the weight of a Panda Bear is 0.0000110 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Giant Panda, Ailuropoda melanoleuca)(Adult, male)
An adult, male Giant Panda weighs up to 0.170 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 150,000 times as heavy as a Kangaroo.
In other words, the weight of a Kangaroo is 0.00000630 times 14,680 tons.
(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 200,000 times as heavy as a Beer Keg.
In other words, 14,680 tons is 182,900 times the weight of a Beer Keg, and the weight of a Beer Keg is 0.0000054670 times that amount.
(for US half-barrel, full keg; draft beer; including keg itself, stainless steel)
A typical, half-barrel beer keg weighs 0.08025 tons when full. A keg of this size contains 15.5 gallons of beer, or the equivalent of 6.8 cases.
It's about 250,000 times as heavy as an Octopus.
In other words, the weight of an Octopus is 0.00000370 times 14,680 tons.
(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 300,000 times as heavy as a Toilet.
In other words, 14,680 tons is 305,000 times the weight of a Toilet, and the weight of a Toilet is 0.000003280 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.