It's about 700 times as heavy as a Raindrop.
In other words, the weight of a Raindrop is 0.001 times 5 ounces.(a.k.a. drop, a.k.a. droplet) (average)
The weight of a raindrop depends heavily on the type of weather, but averages about 0.007 ounces. The familiar teardrop shape of a raindrop is actually an optical illusion, caused by the reflection of the light and the motion of the drop.
It's about one-one-thousandth as heavy as a Panda Bear.
In other words, 5 ounces is 0.00094 times the weight of a Panda Bear, and the weight of a Panda Bear is 1,100 times that amount.(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 one-one-thousandth as heavy as a Reindeer.
In other words, 5 ounces is 0.000856 times the weight of a Reindeer, and the weight of a Reindeer is 1,170 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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It's about one-one-thousand-five-hundredth as heavy as The Heart of a Blue Whale.
It's about one-one-thousand-five-hundredth as heavy as a cubic meter of Snow.
In other words, the weight of a cubic meter of Snow is 1,600 times 5 ounces.(Freshly fallen, standard conditions; measurements taken in Norway, 1965-68)
One cubic meter of freshly fallen snow under standard conditions weighs an average of 8,100 ounces. Assembled in 2008, the world record largest snowman was constructed of 210,000,000 ounces of snow and stood 37.21 m (122.1 ft) tall.
It's about one-two-thousandth as heavy as a Pig.
In other words, 5 ounces is 0.00057 times the weight of a Pig, and the weight of a Pig is 1,800 times that amount.(Domestic pig, Sus scrofa domesticus, a.k.a. S. domesticus) (adult)
Domestic pigs weigh between 8,800 ounces. 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 one-three-thousandth as heavy as a Horse.
In other words, 5 ounces is 0.00034 times the weight of a Horse, and the weight of a Horse is 2,900 times that amount.(Equus ferus caballus) (Arabian, adult)
n Arabian riding horse (or similar breed) weighs between 15,000 ounces. During races, horses must carry jockeys and their equipment, which in the Kentucky Derby, for example, can weigh up to 1,900 ounces.