Common Items That Weigh About 7 Kilograms (kg)


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There are many things in the world that weigh 7 kilograms or 15 pounds. We have compiled a list of objects and animals that weigh 7 kg.

Here is a list of objects and animals that weigh 7 kg: 

  1. Sodium Tripolyphosphate STPP TPP STP Bulk Pack
  2. 5-Month-Old Baby
  3. Lhasa Apso
  4. Hard Rubber Bowling Ball  
  5. Goodfellow’s Tree Kangaroo
  6. Silvery Lutung
  7. Bear Cuscus 
  8. Cane Rat
  9. Tyrannosaurus-Rex Coprolite
  10. 15 iPad Air 3
  11. 12 Basketballs
  12. Durian 

Read on to find out some interesting facts about these things. 

1. Sodium Tripolyphosphate STPP TPP STP Bulk Pack

This product weighs 7 kg (15 pounds). The chemical STPP is extensively used in surface cleaners, toilet cleaners, regular laundry detergents, and automatic dishwashing detergents.

2. 5-Month-Old Baby 

The average weight of a 5-month-old is 16.6 pounds (7.5 kg) for boys and 15.2 pounds (6.8 kg) for girls. The average height is 25.9 inches (65.7 cm) for boys and 25.2 inches (64 cm) for girls.

Different things can affect the size of the newborn at birth. The length of the pregnancy is important. Kids born around their estimated due date or later tend to be bigger than babies born earlier. Nutrition during pregnancy, gender, baby’s health, size of parents, and mother’s health during pregnancy are some of the other factors that affect the baby’s size at birth. 

3. Lhasa Apso

The Lhasa Apso has an average weight of 7 kg for males and 6-7 kg for females. Males are 11 inches in height, while females are 15 inches in height.

Their coat is dense, heavy, flowing, and long. The Lhasa Apso needs to be socialized right from puppyhood by exposing it to different kinds of dogs, pets, and people. But they are affectionate and loyal toward their owners.

4. Hard Rubber Bowling Ball  

The hard rubber bowling ball weighs 7 kg. The Evertrue, the first hard rubber bowling ball, was developed in 1905. 

5. Goodfellow’s Tree Kangaroo

Goodfellow’s tree kangaroos weigh up to 16.5 pounds (7.5 kg). Their length is up to 77 cm (30 inches).

These animals live in mountainous rainforests in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. They are herbivorous and mainly eat grass, flowers, fruit, and leaves.

6. Silvery Lutung

The silvery lutung is also known as the silvered langur or the silvered leaf monkey. Male silvery lutungs weigh 6.6 kg (14.5 lb) and their body length ranges from 52.4 to 56 cm (20.6 to 22 inches). On the other hand, female silvery lutungs weigh 5.7 kg (12.6 lb) and their body length ranges from 46.5 to 49.6 cm (18.3 to 19.5 inches). 

These animals eat vines, flowers, ground plants, fruit, leaf buds, seeds, and young leaves. ​​They are found in Thailand, Borneo, Java, Natuna Islands, and the Malayan Peninsula.

7. Bear Cuscus 

Also known as Ailurops ursinus, the bear cuscus weighs about 7 kg and has a total body and a head length of 60 cm. Bear cuscus has a short snout and small ears. Its fur is thick and is gray, dark brown, or black in color. The underbelly of the animal is light in color. 

8. Cane Rat

The cane rat grows to a length of 61 cm. It is a heavily-built animal with tiny ears and short tails. It weighs up to 7 kg. The cane rat’s diet consists of fruits, bark, grass, and other plants. However, it can eat crops and can become harmful pests in areas where eggplant, sugarcane, pineapples, and maize are grown.

9. Tyrannosaurus-Rex Coprolite

Founded in 1995, T-rex coprolite is the biggest coprolite from a carnivore to date. It weighs around 7 kg and measures 50 cm across. At present, it resides in the Royal Saskatchewan Museum in Regina. T rex was one of the biggest meat-eating dinosaurs to ever walked the earth. 

Evidence shows that it was 15 to 20 feet tall and 40 feet long. The predator moved quickly with its powerful tail and strong thighs.

10. 15 iPad Air 3

The iPad Air 3 weighs 1 pound. So 15 iPad Air 3’s will weigh 15 pounds i.e., 7 kg. The iPad Air 3 is 0.24 inches thick, 6.8 inches wide, and 9.8 inches high.

11. 12 Basketballs

The weight of one basketball (29.5 inches) is 22 ounces (0.62 kg). So, the weight of 12 basketballs would be 262.4 ounces (7.44 kg).

12. Durian 

The durian is known as the ‘King of the Fruits’ because of its overpowering odor and immense size (up to 7 kg). This exotic fruit is found in Southeast Asia. It tastes sweet and has a pungent smell. A combination of fruity and stinky chemical ingredients is responsible for its characteristic scent.

In some parts of Asia, this fruit is banned in some hotels and on public transportation due to its potent scent. However, studies show that it helps boost heart health, support healthy digestion, and prevent joint pain.

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Niklas

The weight of stuff has been an interest of mine ever since I was a child. What I believe is most fascinating about weight is how extremely heavy some objects are both on earth and in the universe.

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