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It's about the number of Keys on a Piano.
It's about four-fifths the number of Wolves in Yellowstone National Park.
In other words, 88 is 0.846 times the count of Wolves in Yellowstone National Park, and the count of Wolves in Yellowstone National Park is 1.18 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Henihco'oo; a.k.a. Héetíhco'oo) (December 2014 figures; Wyoming Park area)
It's about one-and-one-fifth times the number of Submarines in the US Navy.
In other words, the count of Submarines in the US Navy is 0.83 times 88.
(a.k.a. Subs) (includes all types, all classes) (2015 figures)
The United States Navy maintains a fleet of 72 active submarines. A typical submarine goes to sea with a crew of about 140.
It's about three-fourths the number of Elements on the Periodic Table.
In other words, 88 is 0.746 times the count of Elements on the Periodic Table, and the count of Elements on the Periodic Table is 1.34 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Periodic Table of the Elements, a.k.a chemical elements) (confirmed elements as of 2016)
It's about two-thirds the number of Union Stations in the United States.
In other words, 88 is 0.652 times the count of Union Stations in the United States, and the count of Union Stations in the United States is 1.53 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Union Terminal; a.k.a. Joint Station; a.k.a. Union Depot) (2016 figures)
Typically shared between multiple railroad companies and stations, there are about 135 "Union Stations" in the United States. Of these, the busiest station is Chicago Union Station, which handles 120,000 passengers each year.
It's about one-and-three-fifths times the number of Countries in Africa.
In other words, the count of Countries in Africa is 0.63 times 88.
(2016 figures) (sovereign states recognized by the UN only)
The continent of Africa includes 54 sovereign countries recognized by the United Nations as of 2016. It is the second-most populous continent in the world, with 1.1 billion inhabitants.
It's about three-fifths the number of Moons in our Solar System.
In other words, 88 is 0.603 times the count of Moons in our Solar System, and the count of Moons in our Solar System is 1.66 times that amount.
(2015 figures) (confirmed moons only; dwarf planet satellites not included)