Why Do Mythical Creatures Have Human Tops And Animal Bodies?

Because, as Charmingly Antiquated on Tumblr has shown, the other way around looks even weirder. (Warning, the rest of these have bare breasts and may be NSFW.)

Why Do Mythical Creatures Have Human Tops And Animal Bodies?

Why Do Mythical Creatures Have Human Tops And Animal Bodies?

Why Do Mythical Creatures Have Human Tops And Animal Bodies?