It's about eight-and-a-half times as heavy as a cubic meter of Snow.
In other words, the weight of a cubic meter of Snow is 0.110 times 70,900 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 ten times as heavy as The Heart of a Blue Whale.
It's about twelve times as heavy as a Reindeer.
In other words, 70,900 ounces is 12.10 times the weight of a Reindeer, and the weight of a Reindeer is 0.0826 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 thirteen times as heavy as a Panda Bear.
In other words, the weight of a Panda Bear is 0.077 times 70,900 ounces.(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 twenty times as heavy as a Kangaroo.
It's about thirty times as heavy as a Beer Keg.
In other words, 70,900 ounces is 27.610 times the weight of a Beer Keg, and the weight of a Beer Keg is 0.03622 times that amount.(for US half-barrel, full keg; draft beer; including keg itself, stainless steel)
A typical, half-barrel beer keg weighs 2,568 ounces when full. A keg of this size contains 15.5 gallons of beer, or the equivalent of 6.8 cases.
It's about one-thirty-fifth as heavy as The Space Shuttle.
In other words, the weight of The Space Shuttle is 36 times 70,900 ounces.(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.