Torus Cannibal

The torus cannibal

A torus with a hole that can eat another torus. The transformation is continuous, and so can be achieved by stretching only without tearing or making new holes in the tori.

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Antonov, A. A. "The Torus Cannibal.", M. The Colossal Book of Mathematics: Classic Puzzles, Paradoxes, and Problems. New York: W. W. Norton, pp. 263 and 267-269, 2001.Gardner, M. Penrose Tiles and Trapdoor Ciphers... and the Return of Dr. Matrix, reissue ed. New York: W. H. Freeman, 1989.

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