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How heavy is 8,000 ounces?

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It's about 30,000 times as heavy as an Eye (Human).
In other words, 8,000 ounces is 32,000 times the weight of an Eye (Human), and the weight of an Eye (Human) is 0.0000310 times that amount.
(adult)
A fully developed eye (in a person over the age of thirteen), weighs about 0.25 oz. The pupil of the eye varies depending on the amount of light it is exposed to, but typically measures about 4 mm across.
It's about 40,000 times as heavy as a Quarter.
In other words, the weight of a Quarter is 0.0000250 times 8,000 ounces.
(United States quarter-dollar coin) (a.k.a. Quarter dollar, a.k.a. America the Beautiful quarter, a.k.a. two bits)
The America the Beautiful series quarters, which began to enter circulation in 2017, weigh 0.20 ounces each. In answer to the common riddle, there are 119 ridges around the edge of the coin in its current design.
It's about one-forty-five-thousandth as heavy as The Eiffel Tower.
In other words, the weight of The Eiffel Tower is 44,400 times 8,000 ounces.
(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (total weight)
The Eiffel Tower weighs approximately 356,000,000 ounces. Architected to be quickly assembled, the Tower contains only 7.5 cu. m (260 cu. ft) of solid material.
It's about 50,000 times as heavy as a sheet of Paper.
In other words, the weight of a sheet of Paper is 0.0000200 times 8,000 ounces.
(for US Letter, a.k.a. ANSI A; 215.9mm by 279.4mm (8.5 in x 11 in); 20lb)
The weight of a ream (500 sheets) of 300 ounces, 8.5 inch x 11 inch paper is 70 ounces, each sheet weighing 0.20 ounces. Paper of this size has a thickness of 0.004 caliper (0.1 mm).
It's about 55,000 times as heavy as a Die (Dice).
In other words, the weight of a Die (Dice) is 0.0000180 times 8,000 ounces.
(for six-sided, 16 mm, rounded cube)
A die, of the size most commonly used in board games and casinos, typically weight 0.140 ounces. The use of dice and dice-like tools predates written history, with the oldest known examples belonging to a 5,000-year old backgammon set uncovered during an archaeological dig in modern-day Iran.
It's about one-sixty-thousandth as heavy as The Brooklyn Bridge.
In other words, 8,000 ounces is 0.000017030 times the weight of The Brooklyn Bridge, and the weight of The Brooklyn Bridge is 58,720 times that amount.
(a.k.a. New York and Brooklyn Bridge) (Manhattan and Brooklyn, New York City, New York) (total weight)
The total weight of the Brooklyn Bridge is approximately 469,800,000 ounces. In a promotional event to prove the bridge's stability shortly after it opened, entertainer P. T. Barnum led a parade of 21 elephants across it in May of 1884.
It's about 90,000 times as heavy as a Penny.
In other words, 8,000 ounces is 91,000 times the weight of a Penny, and the weight of a Penny is 0.0000110 times that amount.
(United States) (formally one-cent coin) (Union shield design, 2010-present)
The weight of a United States penny is 0.088 ounces. According to a 2010 report by the United States Mint, the cost of manufacturing and distributing a penny is $0.0179 — more than its face-value.