It's about as heavy as an Octopus.
(for Giant Pacific Octopus, Enteroctopus) (Adult, average)
The adult North Pacific Giant Octopus usually weighs around 1,800 ounces. 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 one-and-one-fifth times as heavy as a Toilet.
In other words, 1,800 ounces is 1.170 times the weight of a Toilet, and the weight of a Toilet is 0.8550 times that amount.(KOHLER Round front sitting flush toilet, model #K-11471-0)
The weight of a typical round front sitting flush toilet is 1,540 ounces. 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 seven-tenths as heavy as a Beer Keg.
In other words, 1,800 ounces is 0.70090 times the weight of a Beer Keg, and the weight of a Beer Keg is 1.4270 times that amount.(for US half-barrel, full keg; draft beer; including keg itself, stainless steel)
A typical, half-barrel beer keg weighs 2,568 ounces when full. A keg of this size contains 15.5 gallons of beer, or the equivalent of 6.8 cases.
It's about three-fifths as heavy as a Kangaroo.
It's about one-and-three-fourths times as heavy as a Dalmatian.
In other words, the weight of a Dalmatian is 0.5780 times 1,800 ounces.(a.k.a. Dalmatinac, a.k.a. Carriage Dog, a.k.a. Spotted Coach Dog, a.k.a. Firehouse Dog) (FCI standard; male)
The Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) calls for Dalmatians to weigh between 1,040 ounces. The association of the breed with fire departments (and similarly with Budweiser Beer and its team of Clydesdales) stems from their affinity for horses, having been used historically as carriage dogs capable of guiding horse-drawn fire engines to the sites of blazes.
It's about one-third as heavy as a Panda Bear.
In other words, the weight of a Panda Bear is 2.90 times 1,800 ounces.(a.k.a. Giant Panda, Ailuropoda melanoleuca)(Adult, male)
An adult, male Giant Panda weighs up to 5,300 ounces. Despite having the digestive system of a carnivore, the panda eats only bamboo and must eat up to 230 ounces of it per day to compensate for the limited energy the plant provides.
It's about three-tenths as heavy as a Reindeer.
In other words, 1,800 ounces is 0.3080 times the weight of a Reindeer, and the weight of a Reindeer is 3.250 times that amount.(for Rangifer tarandus granti, adult, bull) (a.k.a. Caribou) ()Rangifer tarandus)
An adult, male reindeer weighs between 5,840 ounces. Reindeer undertake a lengthy annual migration, with some herds traveling up to 5,000 km.
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