About the Red Deer Rebels The Rebels won their first playoff series in 1996 with a 4 games to 2 series victory over the Swift Current Broncos. The team was purchased by Brent Sutter in May of 1999.
Who founded red deer Alberta?
Reverend Leonard Gaetz One early settler, the Reverend Leonard Gaetz, gave a half-share of 1,240 acres (5.0 km2) he had acquired to the Calgary and Edmonton Railway to develop a bridge over the river and a townsite.
Is red deer part of Edmonton?
Where is Red Deer? Red Deer is located in Central Alberta, midway between the major cities of Edmonton and Calgary. Albertas busiest highway, The Queen Elizabeth II (QE II) Highway, runs through the region and connects Red Deer to Edmonton and Calgary.
Are red deer native to Britain?
Of our British deer, only red deer and roe deer are truly indigenous. Fallow deer were almost certainly introduced by the Normans while three Asiatic species, Reeves muntjac, Chinese water deer and sika arrived in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
How many red deer are left in the world?
The worldwide population number of the Red deer is unknown, but particular populations in Europe have been estimated, with a total of approximately 1.7 million individuals. Currently, this species is classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List and its numbers today are increasing.
Do black deer exist?
What is a Black Deer? Melanistic deer have been reported from 29 states, but they are never common. In one region of Texas, Texas Tech University found that melanistic deer make up about 8.5 percent of the population, by far the biggest concentration of these animals known.
What is the lifespan of a red deer?
20 years Lifespan: Up to 20 years, but few deer live longer than 16 years.
What is the rarest type of deer?
Philippine spotted deer The Philippine spotted deer is classified as endangered, making it one of the rarest species in the world.
Is a black deer rare?
Melanistic deer have been reported from 29 states, but they are never common. In one region of Texas, Texas Tech University found that melanistic deer make up about 8.5 percent of the population, by far the biggest concentration of these animals known.
Are Red Deer invasive?
It has been introduced to several parts of the world for hunting or deer farming; the populations in Australia, New Zealand and South America are listed among the 100 worst invasive alien species by the IUCN (Lowe et al., 2004).