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Kermit The Dog: Surprising Reason Puppy Was Born Green

A white German shepherd named Gypsy had a colourful surprise after she gave birth to a bright green pup in North Carolina.

There were eight puppies in the litter, with the fourth one born green, which Gypsy's owner Shana Stamey decided to name Hulk.

Hulk's color should fade over time. Image: Chris D Grigg

According to reports, Stamey said they considered other names like Pistachio or Gremlin, but his aggressive appetite gave him the superhero name.

“Hulk! It was lime green. He was super mad. So, yeah, he became Hulk,” Stamey said.

Other then his coat, Hulk is in perfect condition. The colour won't last long, it will eventually fade to white like his brothers and sisters.

Veterinarian Suzanne Cianciulli from Junaluska Animal Hospital told WLOS that some puppies can come out with a green tint from meconium, an infant mammal's earliest stool. So, in layman's terms, Hulk pooped in the womb.

The family plans on finding a loving home for the special pup.

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