It's about seventeen times as heavy as a Rhinoceros.
In other words, the weight of a Rhinoceros is 0.059 times 895 firkins.(for Black rhinoceros, Diceros bicornis) (Adult, male)
An adult black rhinoceros weighs between 51 firkins. Rhinoceros are extremely aggressive — nearly one of every two males will die as a result of fighting with other rhinoceros.
It's about twenty times as heavy as a Car.
In other words, 895 firkins is 22.120 times the weight of a Car, and the weight of a Car is 0.04521 times that amount.(for 2009 Ford Taurus; automatic transmission; curb weight)
A 2009 Ford Taurus weighs 40.470 firkins. The first mass-produced car, the Curved Dash Oldsmobile — introduced in 1901 — weighed just 9.4550 firkins.
It's about 55 times as heavy as a Cow.
In other words, the weight of a Cow is 0.019 times 895 firkins.(for Holstein, a.k.a. Holstein Friesian, a.k.a. Friesian, Bos primigenius) (adult, heifer)
A mature Holstein cow (the well-known black-and-white, spotted breed of cow) typically weighs 17 firkins. President William Howard Taft (1909 - 1913) kept a Holstein cow named Pauline Wayne on the White House grounds — a gift from a Wisconsin senator and the source of the First Family's milk.
It's about 70 times as heavy as a Grizzly Bear.
In other words, 895 firkins is 70.10 times the weight of a Grizzly Bear, and the weight of a Grizzly Bear is 0.0143 times that amount.(a.k.a. brown bear, a.k.a. silver bear, Ursus arctos horribilis) (Adult, male, coastal area population average)
An adult, male grizzly bear from a coastal area (where food is plentiful) can weigh up to 12.80 firkins. In spite of their tremendous size, grizzly bears can run at speeds of up to 55 kph (34 mph).
It's about 70 times as heavy as a Polar Bear.
In other words, 895 firkins is 70.80 times the weight of a Polar Bear, and the weight of a Polar Bear is 0.0141 times that amount.(Ursus maritimus) (adult, male)
An adult, male polar bear weighs between 12.60 firkins. Polar bears are so heavily insulated by their 9.9 cm (3.9 in) layer of blubber that they are often difficult to detect using infrared photography sensors.
It's about 80 times as heavy as a Grand Piano.
In other words, 895 firkins is 81 times the weight of a Grand Piano, and the weight of a Grand Piano is 0.012 times that amount.(for Steinway & Sons, Model D Concert Grand Piano)
A Grand Piano, of the kind used for concert performances in large music halls, weighs 11 firkins. Well-made pianos such as this may last 75 to 100 years.
It's about 85 times as heavy as a Horse.
In other words, the weight of a Horse is 0.011 times 895 firkins.(Equus ferus caballus) (Arabian, adult)
n Arabian riding horse (or similar breed) weighs between 10 firkins. During races, horses must carry jockeys and their equipment, which in the Kentucky Derby, for example, can weigh up to 1.30 firkins.