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It's about 1,000 times as heavy as a Polar Bear
In other words, 635,000 kilograms is 1,230 times the weight of a Polar Bear, and the weight of a Polar Bear is 0.000813 times that amount.
(Ursus maritimus) (adult, male)
An adult, male polar bear weighs between 352 and 680 kg. Polar bears are so heavily insulated by their 9.9 cm (3.9 in) layer of blubber that they are often difficult to detect using infrared photography sensors.
It's about one-one-thousand-five-hundredth as heavy as The Golden Gate Bridge
In other words, 635,000 kilograms is 0.000789 times the weight of The Golden Gate Bridge, and the weight of The Golden Gate Bridge is 1,270 times that amount.
(San Francisco, California and Marin County, California) (Post 1986 weight reduction; total weight of bridge, anchorage, and approaches)
Following the completion of the 1986 project to eliminate excess material, the total weight of the Golden Gate Bridge — including its anchorages and approaches — is 805,000,000 kilograms. The two main cables in the spanning the bridge are spun out of a total of 129,000 km (80,200 mi) of wire.
It's about 1,500 times as heavy as a Grand Piano
In other words, the weight of a Grand Piano is 0.00071 times 635,000 kilograms.
(for Steinway & Sons, Model D Concert Grand Piano)
A Grand Piano, of the kind used for concert performances in large music halls, weighs 450 kg. Well-made pianos such as this may last 75 to 100 years.
It's about 1,500 times as heavy as a Horse
In other words, the weight of a Horse is 0.00067 times 635,000 kilograms.
(Equus ferus caballus) (Arabian, adult)
n Arabian riding horse (or similar breed) weighs between 380 and 450 kg. During races, horses must carry jockeys and their equipment, which in the Kentucky Derby, for example, can weigh up to 54.4 kg.
It's about 2,500 times as heavy as a Pig
In other words, the weight of a Pig is 0.0004 times 635,000 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 3,000 times as heavy as a cubic meter of Snow
In other words, 635,000 kilograms is 2,800 times the weight of a cubic meter of Snow, and the weight of a cubic meter of Snow is 0.00036 times that amount.
(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 3,000 times as heavy as The Heart of a Blue Whale
In other words, 635,000 kilograms is 3,200 times the weight of The Heart of a Blue Whale, and the weight of The Heart of a Blue Whale is 0.00031 times that amount.
(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.