It's about one-twenty-fifth as heavy as a Hippopotamus
In other words, the weight of a Hippopotamus is 22.70 times 5,840 ounces.(Hippopotamus amphibius) (adult, male)
The average weight of an adult male hippopotamus ranges from 132,000 ounces. Appearances to the contrary, adult hippos cannot swim or float in water; they actually move by leaping and walking across lake bottoms at about 8 kph (5 mph).
It's about twenty times as heavy as a Bowling Ball
In other words, 5,840 ounces is 24.33333330 times the weight of a Bowling Ball, and the weight of a Bowling Ball is 0.0410958905 times that amount.(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 thirty times as heavy as a Gallon of Paint
It's about one-thirty-fifth as heavy as an Elephant
In other words, the weight of an Elephant is 37 times 5,840 ounces.(for African bush elephant, Loxodonta africana) (Adult, bull)
A bull African bush elephant weighs about 220,000 ounces. Among African elephants, both males and females have tusks (whereas female Asian elephants, Elephas maximus, do not have tusks) which can grow to 3 m (10 ft) and typically weigh about 140,000 ounces
It's about one-fortieth as heavy as a Tyrannosaurus rex
In other words, the weight of a Tyrannosaurus rex is 38 times 5,840 ounces.(for FMNH PR2081, a.k.a. "Sue") (a.k.a. Tyrannosaurus, a.k.a. T-Rex) (estimated live weight)
The notable Tyrannosaurus specimen housed at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, Illinois, "Sue," is estimated to have weighed about 230,000 ounces while alive. A renowned predator in popular culture, the teeth of tyrannosaurus rex were up to 33.02 cm (13 in) long.
It's about 40 times as heavy as a Cat
In other words, the weight of a Cat is 0.03 times 5,840 ounces.(Felis catus) (Domestic; healthy weight)
The average domestic cat should weigh between 200 ounces. Cats are known for their righting reflex, which allows them to land on their feet and survive falls from heights of 1 m (3 ft) up to about 21 m.
It's about 55 times as heavy as a Brick
In other words, the weight of a Brick is 0.018 times 5,840 ounces.(Standard, traditional face brick - 1,900 cu. cm (120 cu. in))
A standard, traditional face brick weighs an average of 100 ounces. The steeple of the Church of St. Martin in Landshut, Germany is said to be the tallest brick tower in the world at a height of 130.6 m (428.5 ft) and was constructed using an estimated 650,000 bricks.