It's about one-third as heavy as a Giraffe
In other words, 680 kilograms is 0.3520 times the weight of a Giraffe, and the weight of a Giraffe is 2.840 times that amount.(Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) (adult, male, maximum of range)
An adult, male giraffe can weigh up to 1,930 kg. Reaching 5.5 m (18 ft) in height by adulthood, giraffe calves can grow as much as 3 cm (1 in) per day.
It's about three times as heavy as a cubic meter of Snow
In other words, the weight of a cubic meter of Snow is 0.330 times 680 kilograms.(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 one-third as heavy as a Rhinoceros
In other words, the weight of a Rhinoceros is 3.10 times 680 kilograms.(for Black rhinoceros, Diceros bicornis) (Adult, male)
An adult black rhinoceros weighs between 1,400 and 2,800 kg. Rhinoceros are extremely aggressive — nearly one of every two males will die as a result of fighting with other rhinoceros.
It's about three-and-a-half times as heavy as The Heart of a Blue Whale
It's about one-fourth as heavy as The Tongue of a Blue Whale
In other words, 680 kilograms is 0.250 times the weight of The Tongue of a Blue Whale, and the weight of The Tongue of a Blue Whale is 4 times that amount.(Balaenoptera musculus) (adult)
The tongue of a Blue Whale can weigh up to 2,700 kilograms. Despite their tremendous size, blue whales feed almost exclusively on tiny crustaceans called krill and cannot swallow anything much larger than a beach ball.
It's about four times as heavy as a Reindeer
In other words, 680 kilograms is 4.110 times the weight of a Reindeer, and the weight of a Reindeer is 0.2430 times that amount.(for Rangifer tarandus granti, adult, bull) (a.k.a. Caribou) ()Rangifer tarandus)
An adult, male reindeer weighs between 159 and 182 kg. Reindeer undertake a lengthy annual migration, with some herds traveling up to 5,000 km.
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It's about four-and-a-half times as heavy as a Panda Bear
In other words, the weight of a Panda Bear is 0.220 times 680 kilograms.(a.k.a. Giant Panda, Ailuropoda melanoleuca)(Adult, male)
An adult, male Giant Panda weighs up to 150 kg. Despite having the digestive system of a carnivore, the panda eats only bamboo and must eat up to 6.4 kg of it per day to compensate for the limited energy the plant provides.