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How heavy is 5,840 ounces?

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It's about five-and-a-half times as heavy as a Dalmatian
In other words, 5,840 ounces is 5.610 times the weight of a Dalmatian, and the weight of a Dalmatian is 0.1780 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 one-tenth as heavy as a Car
In other words, 5,840 ounces is 0.10020 times the weight of a Car, and the weight of a Car is 9.980 times that amount.
(for 2009 Ford Taurus) (curb weight)
A 2009 Ford Taurus weighs 58,270 ounces. The first mass-produced car, the Curved Dash Oldsmobile — introduced in 1901 — weighed just 13,620 ounces.
It's about one-tenth as heavy as a Giraffe
In other words, 5,840 ounces is 0.0858 times the weight of a Giraffe, and the weight of a Giraffe is 11.70 times that amount.
(Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) (adult, male, maximum of range)
An adult, male giraffe can weigh up to 68,100 ounces. 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 one-fifteenth as heavy as a Rhinoceros
In other words, the weight of a Rhinoceros is 13 times 5,840 ounces.
(for Black rhinoceros, Diceros bicornis) (Adult, male)
An adult black rhinoceros weighs between 74,000 ounces. Rhinoceros are extremely aggressive — nearly one of every two males will die as a result of fighting with other rhinoceros.
It's about thirteen-and-a-half times as heavy as a Gold Bar
In other words, 5,840 ounces is 13.307291670 times the weight of a Gold Bar, and the weight of a Gold Bar is 0.07514677102 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 one-fifteenth as heavy as The Tongue of a Blue Whale
In other words, the weight of The Tongue of a Blue Whale is 16 times 5,840 ounces.
(Balaenoptera musculus) (adult)
The tongue of a Blue Whale can weigh up to 95,000 ounces. 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 twenty times as heavy as a Dachshund
In other words, the weight of a Dachshund is 0.05 times 5,840 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.