Secrets of Stage Magic — Revealed!

Few illusions are as classic and breathtaking as the “pulling a baby goat out of a hat” trick. In this lesson, we’ll concentrate on how to conceal the goat so that you may slip it into the hat undetected. For this, it is important to select a goat that can fit entirely into the palm of the hand…

Magically adorable, Judy S.


  1. The Original Jane says:

    Nice of them to give him beige shag carpet that looks like real straw but is softer! No wonder Jack Hanna’s first pet was a goat. THIS breed I’d love to have.


  2. That was my first reaction, too – GAAAAAAAA!

  3. *Hed exploding from the palm-sized cuteness*

  4. Fird Birfle says:

    *My hed , ditto*

  5. I would like to request a schnozzhance!

  6. lOve the pygmy goats little white shock of hair! He is stylin his look!

  7. Also with magic as always it is all about the Illusion :D

  8. Are we sure that thing is real? Looks suspicously like something from that diabolically evil Acme or Steiff company.

  9. Fird Birfle says:

    *remembers the book,
    with the entire transcript of the legal case of Wile E. Coyote, vs. The Acme Corporation & giggles*

  10. He matches the carpet perfectly.

  11. I want this sweet little goatlet so baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaad.

  12. metsakins says:

    *uses hand to close open mouth*

    *falls over ded*

  13. Ahhhhh, it all makes sense now. So THIS is how you sneak Herbert into the theater, grocery store, and office. He just fits right into your purse! :D

  14. Herbert?

  15. metsakins says:

    Herbert is my imaginary pet goat….

  16. Fird Birfle says:

    LURVE the name/choice. SO appr. nerdy!!!

  17. The hooves! the hooves!

  18. Fird Birfle says:


  19. No. It’s the whole miniature goatitude. Want, want, WANT!

  20. I fainted dead away. Did someone mention the little hooves??

  21. Magically delicious, you mean…

  22. Stop ripping off Lucky Charms!

  23. cellarmouse says:

    good lookin’ kid…

  24. oh good lord, just look at that wee snub nose!

  25. Mamabear says:

    I’ll take five fingers of goat, please.

  26. Okay, did anyone else hold up their hand and wish there was a wee goat standing beside it?

  27. Fird Birfle says:



  28. metsakins says:

    can’t hold up hand…ded….

  29. victoreia says:

    What metsakins said…..

  30. Ditto.

  31. I can’t get the red x to do anything for me.

    WAA! I want baby goats!

  32. Is that a little nubbin of a horn I see on the side of it’s head?
    I think it is!! Squeeeeee!!

  33. 260Oakley says:

    If you put a little shirt on him, he would have a tiny goat-tee.

  34. oh Oak, that was so baaad

  35. So baaad that I laughed myself silly. :)

  36. Clip clop clip clop ! All I need now is two more babies & a bridge !
    (If I wake up too early I’m the troll) ;oD

    O.K. so let’s do a head count for the C.O. Pocket Zoo………..
    Pocket :
    What else am I missing ??????

  37. KittyAdventures says:

    Elephant, buffalo, tiger, lion and aliger too while we are at it and ohhh yes a zebra.. A miniature zebra.

  38. this is outstandingly adorable. even my less-than-impressed-with-cute-animals boyfriend agreed.

  39. Less hand, more goat.

  40. Deez wun wuz pickt before he wuz ripe.

  41. Is it as sproingy as the other goatlets we’ve seen on CO? You might have a harder time keeping it in the hat than pulling it out!

  42. Alice Shortcake says:

    I hope he wipes those black boots before climbing into the hat!

  43. old goatlady says:

    Just to make all of you jealous, I have two pregnant Nigerian Dwarf goats (that’s what that little goatlett looks like to me) that will be having their kids in May! It’s my first time and I’m beside myself with anticipation!!!!!!!

    Right now the cute involves watching my preggo goats getting chubbier and starting to develop very adorable mini udders ;)

  44. Fird Birfle says:

    *Begins the Jealous (but happy) for old goatlady List*

    *signs up first*

  45. littlemiette says:

    Second! I hope old goatlady sends pics when the kids are born.

  46. cassandra says:

    Oh. em. gee. it’s. so. BITTEH! *splort*


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