People have marveled at this fastest of land mammals for thousands of
years. Egyptian tombs and rock temples show representations of the
cheetah, and many ancient cultures used the cheetah for its hunting
prowess, much the way falcons are used in many countries to accompany
hunters. The cheetah has adorned the courts of kings, queens, and
emperors, and its amazing grace and beauty still captive the world
Intense face off by Paul E.M.