Developers! The Measure of Things is pleased to be opening sign-ups for the beta version of its API, which lets you integrate comparative measurements into your own web projects. Click here to learn more.
Bluebulb Projects presents:
The Measure of Things Logo
Enter a measurement to see comparisons


Equivalents in other units


How heavy is 491 miligrams?

Sort Order:
Closest first | Highest first | Lowest first

It's about 0.0000008 times as heavy as The Heart of a Blue Whale.
In other words, 491 miligrams is 0.0000008 times the weight of The Heart of a Blue Whale, and the weight of The Heart of a Blue Whale is 1,000,000 times that amount.
(Balaenoptera musculus) (adult)
The heart of a blue whale weighs about 600,000,000 miligrams. These hearts pump an estimated 7,100 L (1,875 gal) of blood through the whale's massive body.
It's about 0.0000007 times as heavy as a Cow.
In other words, 491 miligrams is 0.00000072 times the weight of a Cow, and the weight of a Cow is 1,400,000 times that amount.
(for Holstein, a.k.a. Holstein Friesian, a.k.a. Friesian, Bos primigenius) (adult, heifer)
It's about 0.0000003 times as heavy as a Car.
In other words, 491 miligrams is 0.0000002972 times the weight of a Car, and the weight of a Car is 3,365,000 times that amount.
(for 2009 Ford Taurus; automatic transmission; curb weight)
A 2009 Ford Taurus weighs 1,652,000,000 miligrams. The first mass-produced car, the Curved Dash Oldsmobile — introduced in 1901 — weighed just 386,000,000 miligrams.
It's about 0.0000003 times as heavy as a Rhinoceros.
In other words, 491 miligrams is 0.00000023 times the weight of a Rhinoceros, and the weight of a Rhinoceros is 4,300,000 times that amount.
(for Black rhinoceros, Diceros bicornis) (Adult, male)
It's about 0.0000002 times as heavy as a Giraffe.
In other words, 491 miligrams is 0.0000002 times the weight of a Giraffe, and the weight of a Giraffe is 5,000,000 times that amount.
(Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) (adult, male)
It's about 0.0000002 times as heavy as The Tongue of a Blue Whale.
In other words, 491 miligrams is 0.00000018 times the weight of The Tongue of a Blue Whale, and the weight of The Tongue of a Blue Whale is 5,600,000 times that amount.
(Balaenoptera musculus) (adult)
It's about 0.0000002 times as heavy as a Hippopotamus.
In other words, 491 miligrams is 0.000000131 times the weight of a Hippopotamus, and the weight of a Hippopotamus is 7,630,000 times that amount.
(Hippopotamus amphibius) (adult, male)