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It's about 100 times as heavy as a Reindeer.
In other words, 22 tons is 121 times the weight of a Reindeer, and the weight of a Reindeer is 0.00826 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 150 times as heavy as a Panda Bear.
In other words, the weight of a Panda Bear is 0.0077 times 22 tons.
(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 250 times as heavy as a Kangaroo.
In other words, the weight of a Kangaroo is 0.0043 times 22 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 250 times as heavy as a Beer Keg.
In other words, 22 tons is 274.10 times the weight of a Beer Keg, and the weight of a Beer Keg is 0.003648 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 400 times as heavy as an Octopus.
In other words, the weight of an Octopus is 0.0025 times 22 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 450 times as heavy as a Toilet.
In other words, 22 tons is 458 times the weight of a Toilet, and the weight of a Toilet is 0.00218 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-five-hundredth as heavy as The Eiffel Tower.
In other words, 22 tons is 0.00198 times the weight of The Eiffel Tower, and the weight of The Eiffel Tower is 505 times that amount.
(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (total weight)
The Eiffel Tower weighs approximately 11,100 tons. Architected to be quickly assembled, the Tower contains only 930 cu. meters of solid material.