It's about fourteen times as heavy as The Tongue of a Blue Whale.
In other words, the weight of The Tongue of a Blue Whale is 0.071 times 895 firkins.(Balaenoptera musculus) (adult)
The tongue of a Blue Whale can weigh up to 66 firkins. Despite their tremendous size, blue whales feed almost exclusively on tiny crustaceans called krill and cannot swallow anything much larger than a beach ball.
It's about fifteen times as heavy as a Giraffe.
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 one-fifteenth as heavy as Christ the Redeemer (statue).
In other words, the weight of Christ the Redeemer (statue) is 17.4 times 895 firkins.(a.k.a. O Cristo Redentor, a.k.a. Christo redemptor) (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Christ the Redeemer weighs 15,600 firkins. The statue overlooks the city of Rio de Janeiro from atop the 709.9-meter (2,329 ft) granite peak in the Tijuca Forest National Park.
It's about twenty times as heavy as a Car.
In other words, 895 firkins is 22.12 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 40.47 firkins. The first mass-produced car, the Curved Dash Oldsmobile — introduced in 1901 — weighed just 9.455 firkins.
It's about one-thirty-fifth as heavy as a Tree (Sierra Redwood).
In other words, the weight of a Tree (Sierra Redwood) is 36 times 895 firkins.(a.k.a. Giant Sequoia, a.k.a. Sierran redwood, a.k.a. Wellingtonia, a.k.a. "Big Tree", Sequoiadendron giganteum)
The weight of wood in a Giant Sequoia is 32,000 firkins. General Sherman, a specimen in Sequoia National Park in Visalia, California, is the largest tree in the world by volume, with an estimated weight of about 47,000 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.