An odd "sculpture for children" in China

If you think these photos show two pigs having sex, well, you had better get your mind out of the gutter, because the authorities of Zhenghou city, in Henan province, insist that this sculpture depicts a young pig giving his mother a massage.
These photos were taken in one of the city’s largest squares. The sculpture is one of 21 works aimed at teaching children the virtues of perseverance, efficiency, and love. This one is supposed to illustrate children’s devotion to their parents. However, if the photos’ online popularity is any indication, the message was lost on quite a few people…