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Animal Magic

Animal Magic

8 reviews

About Animal Magic

Animal Magic was voted Nickelodeon's Entertainer of The Year! We are a fully licensed & insured, non-profit, 501(C)(3) organization dedicated to exotic wildlife conservation and entertainment. Our programs have educated and enlightened audiences across the U.S. for OVER 36 years. Our unique blend of exotic animals and magic have made us one of the most sought after acts in the country. Through his ever popular live performances, educator Mark Rosenthal has shared his knowledge, respect and appreciation for the animals who share our planet. Proud members of the Association of Professional Wildlife Educators, The American Association of Zoo Keepers and the Zoological Association of America.



Birthday Party!!

By Tara S. on June 29, 2015

Mark was amazing from the first time I talked to him on the phone about my son's 6th birthday party! He was genuinely interested in knowing what my son would like at his party. I felt as if I called him on short notice.. ( I think it was a month, but not sure..) and he was able to make his day stretch later to make our party. He was...wonderful would be an understatment!! I'm unsure if the kids or adults were more entertained!! He kept all of his interested and excited! Funny, yet so very knowledgeable! Mark truely cares about his animals, though he loves entertaining he will never put that ahead of his animal or audiences safety. And that is truely hard the find these days. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

Hired as: Animal Entertainment, Children's Party Entertainment, Educational Entertainment, Magician

Response from Animal Magic:

Thanks Tara. I'm glad everyone had a memorable time. I had just as much fun as Your guests did! Thanks again for the opportunity to both entertain and educate.

Educational and Entertaining!

By Andrea J. on February 18, 2014

Not only did my children enjoy the show, but I did as well! Very professional and protective of both the children and the animals. I was very pleased with his knowledge of animals and teaching the children the difference between a pet and a wild animal.

Hired as: Animal Entertainment, Animal Entertainment

Response from Animal Magic:

Thanks for the nice review Andrea. I love what I do and I don't consider it a job. I'm glad you enjoyed yourself and I hope to see you at another one of my performances.

Animal Magic

By As on May 4, 2014

Disappointed. Was hoping to see a lot of animals and several magic tricks. In an hour, I think we saw 5 animals (each only being out for a few seconds) and one magic act. The other 59 minutes was spent talking, more so to the adults than the children of which the show needed to be geared for, and not so much about the animals, but rather bragging about himself.

Response from Animal Magic:

Hi. I'm sorry you didn't leave your name so I could address you personally, but I'll do my best here. I was only hired to perform two 45 minutes shows, but I love what I do and I went over by about 15 minutes each. I was also asked to sign and bring my books there to sell, and we were donating $1 from each one to the school. As for the animals, I brought quite a few more than is what I had there: The largest sloth in the U.S., a kinkajou (honey bear), a tri-colored milk snake, the largest species of tarantula in the world, an African serval (resembles a cheetah), and an albino African pigmy hedgehog and one of our Great Danes (for the kids to pet). I crammed all of these animals, as well as a magic trick and a few jokes, into about an hour. I am known for educating, as well as entertaining, and there's only so much I can fit into 45 minutes, which is why I went over. I have never brought out an animal for just a few seconds because I always say where they are native to,

very fun and educational

By Nathan S. on February 20, 2014

A lot of fun and great with the kids and adults have fun too

Hired as: Animal Entertainment, Animal Entertainment, Children's Party Entertainment, Children's Party Magician, Educational Entertainment, Environmentalist, Magician


By Tammy B. on February 20, 2014

Mark had his show at the school where I work yesterday. What an awesome experience. He geared the information and language to the age of the students and they had a blast!

Hired as: Animal Entertainment, Educational Entertainment, Environmentalist


By Derek W. on February 19, 2014

Best animal show ever. Best cared for animals I've seen.

Hired as: Animal Entertainment, Animal Entertainment, Children's Party Entertainment

An angel among us....

By Derek S. on February 18, 2014

I am a lifetime adopter of one of the animals that Mark came to the rescue of and saved. He is an incredible person and human being doing what he loves to do and making a difference. If it was not for him, my wonderful adopted boy more than likely would not be alive and happy today. Animal Magic is an incredible company and wonderful show. Go and see for yourself how awesome these folks are.

Hired as: Environmentalist, Industry Expert

The most amazing show we have ever seen!

By Diane W. on July 23, 2011

Extremely entertaining and educational, this was by far the best animal act we have ever seen! We will definitely be hiring Animal Magic again!

Hired as: Animal Entertainment

Booking Info

  • Typical Gig: 45 - 180 minutes
  • Fee: $375 and up, depending on how far we have to drive
  • Insurance: $3,000,000 - We carry full liability coverage, even though our track record is perfect over the past 35 years!
  • Languages: English


The huge crowds surrounding the “Animal Magic” presentations at festivals,
events and expos around Michigan, Wisconsin, Indiana, Connecticut, Illinois,
Missouri, South Carolina, Virginia, New York, Maryland, Washing D.C., West
Virginia, Pennsylvania and Ohio shows just how wildly popular this act is!
Draw many more people to your event with one of the country’s most
popular exotic animal and magic shows (don't's educational, as
well!)! Animal Magic is a proud member of the Michigan Festival and Events
Association, The Association of Professional Wildlife Educators, The Michigan Non Profit Association, The American Association of Zoo Keepers, The Feline Conservation Federation and the Zoological Association of America.

Additional Booking Notes

We bring everything except a table (any size will do!)


With have thousands of exotic animals housed at our licensed 10 acre sanctuary, which is how we can guarantee that each and every show is different. We've performed at festivals, baseball stadiums, schools, libraries, corporate events, birthdays, weddings, celebrity parties, etc., as well as too many television show to count!

The team providing the talent:

Mark Rosenthal

Performs all of our shows

Setup Requirements

We only require a table (any size will do). We provide everything else!


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