It's about 20,000 times as heavy as a Panda Bear
In other words, 0.00273 megatonnes is 18,000 times the weight of a Panda Bear, and the weight of a Panda Bear is 0.0000560 times that amount.(a.k.a. Giant Panda, Ailuropoda melanoleuca)(Adult, male)
An adult, male Giant Panda weighs up to 0.000000150 megatonnes. Despite having the digestive system of a carnivore, the panda eats only bamboo and must eat up to 0.00000000640 megatonnes of it per day to compensate for the limited energy the plant provides.
It's about 15,000 times as heavy as a Reindeer
In other words, 0.00273 megatonnes is 16,500 times the weight of a Reindeer, and the weight of a Reindeer is 0.00006060 times that amount.(for Rangifer tarandus granti, adult, bull) (a.k.a. Caribou) ()Rangifer tarandus)
An adult, male reindeer weighs between 0.0000001660 megatonnes. Reindeer undertake a lengthy annual migration, with some herds traveling up to 5,000 km.
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It's about 15,000 times as heavy as The Heart of a Blue Whale
In other words, the weight of The Heart of a Blue Whale is 0.0000710 times 0.00273 megatonnes.(Balaenoptera musculus) (adult)
(for a 2014 specimen)
The heart of a blue whale weighs about 0.000000200 megatonnes. These hearts pump an estimated 7,100 L (1,875 gal) of blood through the whale's massive body.
It's about 10,000 times as heavy as a cubic meter of Snow
In other words, 0.00273 megatonnes is 12,000 times the weight of a cubic meter of Snow, and the weight of a cubic meter of Snow is 0.0000830 times that amount.(Freshly fallen, standard conditions; measurements taken in Norway, 1965-68)
One cubic meter of freshly fallen snow under standard conditions weighs an average of 0.000000230 megatonnes. Assembled in 2008, the world record largest snowman was constructed of 0.0059 megatonnes of snow and stood 37.21 m (122.1 ft) tall.
It's about 10,000 times as heavy as a Pig
In other words, 0.00273 megatonnes is 11,000 times the weight of a Pig, and the weight of a Pig is 0.0000910 times that amount.(Domestic pig, Sus scrofa domesticus, a.k.a. S. domesticus) (adult)
Domestic pigs weigh between 0.000000250 megatonnes. 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 6,500 times as heavy as a Horse
In other words, the weight of a Horse is 0.00015 times 0.00273 megatonnes.(Equus ferus caballus) (Arabian, adult)
n Arabian riding horse (or similar breed) weighs between 0.000000420 megatonnes. During races, horses must carry jockeys and their equipment, which in the Kentucky Derby, for example, can weigh up to 0.0000000540 megatonnes.
It's about 6,000 times as heavy as a Grand Piano
In other words, 0.00273 megatonnes is 6,100 times the weight of a Grand Piano, and the weight of a Grand Piano is 0.00016 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 0.000000450 megatonnes. Well-made pianos such as this may last 75 to 100 years.