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How heavy is 900 ounces?

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It's about four times as heavy as a Bowling Ball.
In other words, 900 ounces is 3.750 times the weight of a Bowling Ball, and the weight of a Bowling Ball is 0.2666666670 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 five times as heavy as a Gallon of Paint.
In other words, the weight of a Gallon of Paint is 0.20 times 900 ounces.
(excluding container; average weight)
A gallon of paint weighs about 200 ounces. Every day, 10,000,000 L (3,000,000 gal) of paint are applied in the United States.
It's about one-fifth as heavy as a Panda Bear.
In other words, 900 ounces is 0.170 times the weight of a Panda Bear, and the weight of a Panda Bear is 5.90 times that amount.
(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 six times as heavy as a Cat.
In other words, the weight of a Cat is 0.20 times 900 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 one-fifth as heavy as a Reindeer.
In other words, 900 ounces is 0.1540 times the weight of a Reindeer, and the weight of a Reindeer is 6.490 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 one-tenth as heavy as The Heart of a Blue Whale.
In other words, 900 ounces is 0.130 times the weight of The Heart of a Blue Whale, and the weight of The Heart of a Blue Whale is 7.70 times that amount.
(Balaenoptera musculus) (adult)
(for a 2014 specimen)
The heart of a blue whale weighs about 7,100 ounces. These hearts pump an estimated 7,100 L (1,875 gal) of blood through the whale's massive body.
It's about nine times as heavy as a Brick.
In other words, 900 ounces is 8.80 times the weight of a Brick, and the weight of a Brick is 0.110 times that amount.
(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.