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It's about four-fifths as heavy as a Horse.
In other words, 343 kilograms is 0.820 times the weight of a Horse, and the weight of a Horse is 1.20 times that amount.
(Equus ferus caballus) (Arabian, adult)
n Arabian riding horse (or similar breed) weighs between 380 and 450 kg. During races, horses must carry jockeys and their equipment, which in the Kentucky Derby, for example, can weigh up to 54.4 kg.
It's about three-fourths as heavy as a Grand Piano.
In other words, the weight of a Grand Piano is 1.30 times 343 kilograms.
(for Steinway & Sons, Model D Concert Grand Piano)
A Grand Piano, of the kind used for concert performances in large music halls, weighs 450 kg. Well-made pianos such as this may last 75 to 100 years.
It's about one-and-two-fifths times as heavy as a Pig.
In other words, the weight of a Pig is 0.710 times 343 kilograms.
(Domestic pig, Sus scrofa domesticus, a.k.a. S. domesticus) (adult)
Domestic pigs weigh between 50 kg and 450 kg. The titular character "Babe the pig" in the 1995 family film was played by 48 different American Yorkshire piglets due to the length of filming and the rate at which piglets reach adulthood.
It's about one-and-a-half times as heavy as a cubic meter of Snow.
In other words, the weight of a cubic meter of Snow is 0.670 times 343 kilograms.
(Freshly fallen, standard conditions; measurements taken in Norway, 1965-68)
One cubic meter of freshly fallen snow under standard conditions weighs an average of 230 kg. Assembled in 2008, the world record largest snowman was constructed of 5,900,000 kg of snow and stood 37.21 m (122.1 ft) tall.
It's about two-thirds as heavy as a Polar Bear.
In other words, 343 kilograms is 0.6650 times the weight of a Polar Bear, and the weight of a Polar Bear is 1.50 times that amount.
(Ursus maritimus) (adult, male)
An adult, male polar bear weighs between 352 and 680 kg. 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 two-thirds as heavy as a Grizzly Bear.
In other words, 343 kilograms is 0.6580 times the weight of a Grizzly Bear, and the weight of a Grizzly Bear is 1.520 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 521 kg. In spite of their tremendous size, grizzly bears can run at speeds of up to 55 kph (34 mph).
It's about one-and-seven-tenths times as heavy as The Heart of a Blue Whale.
In other words, the weight of The Heart of a Blue Whale is 0.590 times 343 kilograms.
(Balaenoptera musculus) (adult)
(for a 2014 specimen)
The heart of a blue whale weighs about 200 kilograms. These hearts pump an estimated 7,100 L (1,875 gal) of blood through the whale's massive body.