Shiny is pteranodon who is a part of the Pteranodon Family. She is the oldest sibling of her family. Her other siblings is Tiny, Don, and Buddy. She was the first character to make friends with Henry the hermit crab. The Grandma pteranodon closely resembles a elderly version of Shiny.
She enjoys finding shiny shells and usually divides them into piles shiny to shinest. She also acts as the oldest of her siblings ironically hatches first in the intro as well, also she is almost always seen with Don and Mr. Pteranodon. She is afraid of earthquakes, shadows, deep ocean, caves and the Time Tunnel. She grew a very strong crush for Gilbert.
Unlike the rest of the Pteranodon Family, Shiny is an aqua color pteranodon with a greenish-blue eye color.