A large bull may weigh as much as 12,000 pounds or more.

If the typical human weighs in at around 150 pounds, a big elephant will weigh as much as 80 of us.
An adult elephant easily outweighs two, or even three, pickup trucks.

Elephants are heavier than both hippopotamuses and rhinoceroses, the nearest contenders. Nothing presently living on land weighs as much as an elephant does.


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