It's about two-fifths as heavy as a Horse
In other words, 5,840 ounces is 0.390 times the weight of a Horse, and the weight of a Horse is 2.60 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.
It's about two-fifths as heavy as a Grand Piano
In other words, 5,840 ounces is 0.370 times the weight of a Grand Piano, and the weight of a Grand Piano is 2.70 times that amount.(for Steinway & Sons, Model D Concert Grand Piano)
A Grand Piano, of the kind used for concert performances in large music halls, weighs 16,000 ounces. Well-made pianos such as this may last 75 to 100 years.
It's about one-third as heavy as a Polar Bear
In other words, 5,840 ounces is 0.3210 times the weight of a Polar Bear, and the weight of a Polar Bear is 3.120 times that amount.(Ursus maritimus) (adult, male)
An adult, male polar bear weighs between 18,200 ounces. 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-third as heavy as a Grizzly Bear
In other words, 5,840 ounces is 0.3180 times the weight of a Grizzly Bear, and the weight of a Grizzly Bear is 3.140 times that amount.(a.k.a. brown bear, a.k.a. silver bear, Ursus arctos horribilis) (Adult, male, coastal area population average)
An adult, male grizzly bear from a coastal area (where food is plentiful) can weigh up to 18,400 ounces. In spite of their tremendous size, grizzly bears can run at speeds of up to 55 kph (34 mph).
It's about three-and-a-half times as heavy as an Octopus
In other words, the weight of an Octopus is 0.30 times 5,840 ounces.(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 four times as heavy as a Toilet
In other words, 5,840 ounces is 3.80 times the weight of a Toilet, and the weight of a Toilet is 0.2630 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 one-fourth as heavy as a Cow
In other words, 5,840 ounces is 0.240 times the weight of a Cow, and the weight of a Cow is 4.20 times that amount.(for Holstein, a.k.a. Holstein Friesian, a.k.a. Friesian, Bos primigenius) (adult, heifer)
A mature Holstein cow (the well-known black-and-white, spotted breed of cow) typically weighs 24,000 ounces. President William Howard Taft (1909 - 1913) kept a Holstein cow named Pauline Wayne on the White House grounds — a gift from a Wisconsin senator and the source of the First Family's milk.