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How heavy is 24,000 ounces?

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It's about one-fifteenth as heavy as an Anchor of a Cruise Ship.
In other words, the weight of an Anchor of a Cruise Ship is 16.60 times 24,000 ounces.
(for QE2 forward anchor, a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2)
Each of the forward anchors of the RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 weighs 399,000 ounces. The anchor of the QE2 now sits in front of the Holyrood Church in Southampton, England, United Kingdom, along a pedestrian tourist route known as "the QE2 mile."
It's about twenty times as heavy as a Dalmatian.
In other words, 24,000 ounces is 23.10 times the weight of a Dalmatian, and the weight of a Dalmatian is 0.0433 times that amount.
(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 55 times as heavy as a Gold Bar.
In other words, 24,000 ounces is 54.68750 times the weight of a Gold Bar, and the weight of a Gold Bar is 0.01828571429 times that amount.
(London Good Delivery bar)
A "London Good Delivery" gold bar — the variety commonly held by Central Banks — should weigh 438.85714290 ounces. The largest gold bar ever produced was minted by Mitsubishi Materials Corporation (a sibling company of the auto manufacturer) in 2005 and weighed 8,818.4904870 ounces.
It's about 80 times as heavy as a Dachshund.
In other words, the weight of a Dachshund is 0.01 times 24,000 ounces.
(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 300 ounces. 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 100 times as heavy as a Bowling Ball.
In other words, the weight of a Bowling Ball is 0.01 times 24,000 ounces.
(most common selection among male bowlers)
With an allowable range of 176 ounces, the most-preferred bowling ball weight among adult, male bowlers is 240 ounces. Because regulation balls measure the same diameter irrespective of their weight, ball density varies by size and balls weighing less than about 176.369810 ounces will float in water.
It's about 100 times as heavy as a Gallon of Paint.
In other words, the weight of a Gallon of Paint is 0.01 times 24,000 ounces.
(excluding container; average weight)
A gallon of paint weighs about 200 ounces. Every day, 10,000,000 L (3,000,000 gal) of paint are applied in the United States.
It's about one-one-hundredth as heavy as The Space Shuttle.
In other words, 24,000 ounces is 0.0096 times the weight of The Space Shuttle, and the weight of The Space Shuttle is 100 times that amount.
(for Endeavour, a.k.a. OV-105, a.k.a. Orbiter Vehicle-105) (empty weight, excluding main engines)
When empty, the space shuttle Endeavour weighs 2,500,000 ounces. The shuttle's spacious cargo bay carried the Chandra X-ray Observatory into orbit in 1999 — a payload that weighed 700,000 ounces.