10 Things That Weigh Around 200 Kilograms (kg)


Four hundred and forty pounds or 200 kilograms is a lot of weight. Ever wondered what weighs 200 kilograms? This article provides a look at ten things that weigh 200 kilograms.

1. Red Deer (200 kg)

The male red deer also called a stag, is typically 69 to 98 inches long and weighs 160 to 240 kg. The tail adds another four to seven inches and the shoulder height is about 37 to 51 inches. The stags also have antlers that usually measure 28 inches in length and weigh two pounds.

2. Giant Forest Hog (203 kg)

Giant forest hogs are the largest of the 16 pig species. Their length is 130 cm to 210 cm, their height is from 75 to 110 cm, and they can weigh anywhere from 180 kg to 275 kg. They live in scattered populations in the rainforests of West and Central Africa.

3. Melon-Headed Wale (206 kg)

The melon-headed whale is a part of the dolphin species known as the blackfish family. Adult melon-headed whales usually weigh about 200 kg and measure about 10 feet long. The females usually live about 30 years, while the males average about 20 years of life.

4. Southern Sea Lion (200 kg)

The southern sea lion, also known as fur seals and sea lions, is among a population of nearly a half-million sea lions. They weigh anywhere between 150 kg to 350 kg. Their length is 1.8m to 2.7m. They live along the South American coastlines on the Atlantic side from Rio de Janeiro to Peru.

5. Atlantic White-Sided Dolphin (200 kg)

The Atlantic white-sided dolphin is one of two white-sided dolphin species. The other is the Pacific white-sided dolphins. Don’t let the name mislead you. An unusual pale yellow patch stands out behind its dorsal fin. The remainder of its color is a blend of black, gray, and white.

The Atlantic white-sided dolphin is the largest among the dolphin species. Males grow to be over 9 feet long and females more than 8 feet long. Adult weights range from 200 kg to 230 kg.

6. Upright Piano (200 kg)

An upright, one-piece Schumann black piano with black and ivory keys weighs 200 kg and measures (L) 150.5 x (W) 59 x (H) 122 cm. 

7. Arapaima Fish (200 kg)

The scales on arapaima fish are compared to bulletproof armor. Arapaima fish can be 3 meters long and can weigh up to 200 kg. They live in the rivers in Brazil, Guyana, and Peru. They can survive an entire day without water. 

8. The Largest World Atlas (200 kg)

Earth’s Platinum is the world’s largest atlas. The book weighs 200 kg and measures 6ft x 9ft. It was published in Australia, and only 13 copies exist.  It’s priced at $100,000. The purpose of the large atlas was to show the world in as much detail as possible.

9. Cafe Racer Motorcycle (200 kg)

A scrambler, also known as a cafe racer, weighs about 200 kg, depending on the age of the bike. Older bikes tend to weigh a little more than the modern, retro versions. Some examples of some of the modern bikes are the Continental GT 650, which weighs 198 kg, the Moto Guzzi V7 Racer that weighs 180 kg, and the Triumph Thruxton, which weighs 214 kg.

10. 4 Giant Pacific Octopus (50 kg each)

Giant Pacific octopuses tend to be smaller when they live in warm water and larger when they live in cold water. The octopus has eight arms — each with two rows of suckers and as many as 250 suckers on each arm. An average adult octopus is 16 feet long and weighs 59 kg. Four giant pacific octopuses weigh about 200 kg.

The largest on record weighed 181 kg and had a 10-foot long arm span.

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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