It's about 300 times as heavy as a Dachshund.
In other words, the weight of a Dachshund is 0.003 times 2.80 tons.(a.k.a. "Wiener dog", a.k.a. Teckel, a.k.a. Dackel, a.k.a. "hot dog dog", a.k.a. "sausage dog", a.k.a. "doxie") (FCI standard; standard size)
The Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) calls for dachshunds to weigh about 0.01 tons. Despite of their small size, a 2008 survey conducted by the University of Pennsylvania named dachshunds as the most aggressive dog breed.
It's about 350 times as heavy as a Bowling Ball.
In other words, 2.80 tons is 373.3333330 times the weight of a Bowling Ball, and the weight of a Bowling Ball is 0.00267857143 times that amount.(most common selection among male bowlers)
With an allowable range of 0.0055 tons, the most-preferred bowling ball weight among adult, male bowlers is 0.0075 tons. Because regulation balls measure the same diameter irrespective of their weight, ball density varies by size and balls weighing less than about 0.00551155655 tons will float in water.
It's about 500 times as heavy as a Gallon of Paint.
It's about one-five-hundredth as heavy as a Tree (Sierra Redwood).
In other words, the weight of a Tree (Sierra Redwood) is 500 times 2.80 tons.(a.k.a. Giant Sequoia, a.k.a. Sierran redwood, a.k.a. Wellingtonia, a.k.a. "Big Tree", Sequoiadendron giganteum)
The weight of wood in a Giant Sequoia is 1,400 tons. General Sherman, a specimen in Sequoia National Park in Visalia, California, is the largest tree in the world by volume, with an estimated weight of about 2,100 tons.
It's about 600 times as heavy as a Cat.
In other words, the weight of a Cat is 0.002 times 2.80 tons.(Felis catus) (Domestic; healthy weight)
The average domestic cat should weigh between 0.005 tons. Cats are known for their righting reflex, which allows them to land on their feet and survive falls from heights of 1 m (3 ft) up to about 21 m.
It's about 900 times as heavy as a Brick.
In other words, 2.80 tons is 880 times the weight of a Brick, and the weight of a Brick is 0.0011 times that amount.(Standard, traditional face brick - 1,900 cu. cm (120 cu. in))
A standard, traditional face brick weighs an average of 0.0032 tons. The steeple of the Church of St. Martin in Landshut, Germany is said to be the tallest brick tower in the world at a height of 130.6 m (428.5 ft) and was constructed using an estimated 650,000 bricks.
It's about 1,000 times as heavy as a Chihuahua.
In other words, 2.80 tons is 1,130 times the weight of a Chihuahua, and the weight of a Chihuahua is 0.000885 times that amount.(a.k.a. Chihuahue(o) (FCI standard)
The F&d&ration Cynologique Internationale (FCI) calls for Chihuahuas to weigh about 0.00248 tons. Relative to their body sizes, Chihuahuas have the largest brain size of any dog breed.