It's about one-and-four-fifths times as heavy as a cubic meter of Snow.
In other words, the weight of a cubic meter of Snow is 0.56 times 404 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-and-a-half times as heavy as a Reindeer.
In other words, 404 kilograms is 2.44 times the weight of a Reindeer, and the weight of a Reindeer is 0.41 times that amount.(for Rangifer tarandus granti, adult, bull) (a.k.a. Caribou) ()Rangifer tarandus)
An adult, male reindeer weighs between 159 and 182 kg. Reindeer undertake a lengthy annual migration, with some herds traveling up to 5,000 km.
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It's about two-and-a-half times as heavy as a Panda Bear.
In other words, the weight of a Panda Bear is 0.37 times 404 kilograms.(a.k.a. Giant Panda, Ailuropoda melanoleuca)(Adult, male)
An adult, male Giant Panda weighs up to 150 kg. Despite having the digestive system of a carnivore, the panda eats only bamboo and must eat up to 6.4 kg of it per day to compensate for the limited energy the plant provides.
It's about one-fourth as heavy as a Car.
In other words, 404 kilograms is 0.2446 times the weight of a Car, and the weight of a Car is 4.088 times that amount.(for 2009 Ford Taurus; automatic transmission; curb weight)
A 2009 Ford Taurus weighs 1,652 kg. The first mass-produced car, the Curved Dash Oldsmobile — introduced in 1901 — weighed just 386 kg.
It's about five times as heavy as a Kangaroo.
In other words, 404 kilograms is 4.8 times the weight of a Kangaroo, and the weight of a Kangaroo is 0.21 times that amount.(for red kangaroo, Macropus rufus) (adult, male)
An adult, male red kangaroo weighs up to 85 kg. Fantastic jumpers, red kangaroos can leap horizontally 9 m (30 ft) and vertically 3 m (9 ft) in a single bound.
It's about one-fifth as heavy as a Rhinoceros.
In other words, 404 kilograms is 0.19 times the weight of a Rhinoceros, and the weight of a Rhinoceros is 5.3 times that amount.(for Black rhinoceros, Diceros bicornis) (Adult, male)
An adult black rhinoceros weighs between 1,400 and 2,800 kg. Rhinoceros are extremely aggressive — nearly one of every two males will die as a result of fighting with other rhinoceros.
It's about one-fifth as heavy as a Giraffe.
In other words, 404 kilograms is 0.16 times the weight of a Giraffe, and the weight of a Giraffe is 6.3 times that amount.(Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) (adult, male)
An adult, male giraffe weighs an average of 2,500 kg. Reaching 5.5 m (18 ft) in height by adulthood, giraffe calves can grow as much as 3 cm (1 in) per day.