Puzzle: Divide a regular hexagon into 12 identical non-convex hexagons.

I found this at Jaap Scherphuis' Tiling Applet, and it looks new to me. Are there any solutions other than the one answer there?

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    $\begingroup$ Related problem -- divide a regular pentagon into 30 identical pieces. Michael Reid solved this one, but I've misplaced his solution. $\endgroup$
    – Ed Pegg
    May 3, 2012 at 17:42
  • $\begingroup$ That applet has hundreds of tilings! Please tell us how to navigate to your hexagonal tiling. $\endgroup$
    – TonyK
    May 3, 2012 at 18:06
  • $\begingroup$ TonyK -- go to hexagon tilings, non-convex. $\endgroup$
    – Ed Pegg
    May 3, 2012 at 18:24

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    $\begingroup$ LOL. The SE system thinks this post is of very low quality, $(-6)$, crazy system ! $\endgroup$
    – user21436
    May 5, 2012 at 19:39
  • $\begingroup$ I mean...solution is not even presented using a custom tikz script with colorblind safe colors. Clearly needs to be downvoted /s $\endgroup$
    – bdeonovic
    Jan 8, 2019 at 16:51

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