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It's about nine-tenths the number of Wolves in Yellowstone National Park.
In other words, 97 is 0.9330 times the count of Wolves in Yellowstone National Park, and the count of Wolves in Yellowstone National Park is 1.07 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-tenth times the number of Keys on a Piano.
In other words, the count of Keys on a Piano is 0.910 times 97.
(Moden layout; A0 to C7)
It's about four-fifths the number of Elements on the Periodic Table.
In other words, 97 is 0.8220 times the count of Elements on the Periodic Table, and the count of Elements on the Periodic Table is 1.220 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Periodic Table of the Elements, a.k.a chemical elements) (confirmed elements as of 2016)
From element number one, hydrogen, to element one-hundred eighteen, ununoctium, there are 118 confirmed elements on the Periodic Table. Ninety-four of the elements exist in nature, and the remaining twenty-four have only been synthesized in labs (not having occurred naturally in the time since scientists have begun researching them)
It's about one-and-three-tenths times the number of Submarines in the US Navy.
In other words, the count of Submarines in the US Navy is 0.770 times 97.
(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 seven-tenths the number of Union Stations in the United States.
In other words, 97 is 0.7190 times the count of Union Stations in the United States, and the count of Union Stations in the United States is 1.390 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 two-thirds the number of Moons in our Solar System.
In other words, 97 is 0.6640 times the count of Moons in our Solar System, and the count of Moons in our Solar System is 1.510 times that amount.
(2015 figures) (confirmed moons only; dwarf planet satellites not included)
It's about one-and-four-fifths times the number of Countries in Africa.
In other words, the count of Countries in Africa is 0.560 times 97.
(2016 figures) (sovereign states recognized by the UN only)