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Shelby WatkinsShelby Watkins is the Pink Dino Charge Ranger of the Dino Charge Rangers. She is also referred to as Pink Ranger and, in roll calls, as Triceratops Power Ranger Pink.A waitress at the Dino Bite Cafe, she stows away on one of Kendall Morgan's digs and accidentally finds the Pink Energem, bonding with the Tricera Zord."Triceratops, Power Ranger Pink!"
Shelby wants more than anything to move up in her role in the Amber Beach Dinosaur Museum and be part of fossil digs instead of serving in the restaurant. However, Kendall Morgan, the museum director, does not see things her way.When trying to persuade Ms. Morgan and her two assistants Chase and Koda does not work, Shelby decides to stow away on their truck for a dig, hoping that it'll persuade Ms. Morgan to let her take a job at the dig itself. However, before she could get their attention at the site, a hooded figure steals a crate from the collected items. Shelby chases after the unknown person and gets an assist from Tyler, a passing explorer. It turns out the crate contained an Energem and the hooded figure reveals himself to be an ice monster who, upon realizing Tyler also possessed an Energem, freezes the two. Contact with the Energems saves both from completely freezing and they find themselves with fossilized weapons. When Shelby and Tyler insert the Energems, they become Rangers and are able to fend off the monster.While on their way back to the Museum, they found Riley Griffin, whose scooter broke in the middle of the journey and offered him a ride. They even save a man from his car via their Energems' powers followed by the discovery of an underground lab below the Amber Beach Dinosaur Museum which led them to become Power Rangers, as their Energems corresponded with their bravery. Dr. Kendall however still trying to find out what made the pink Energem bonded to her.After Shelby returns to the Dino Charge Command Center a reconciliation between Shelby and Kendall. Kendall for what seems like the first time, is finally realizing that Shelby is a force to be reckoned with and that she does have a great mind.Shelby actually stood up for herself and again this makes her character so much deeper. She actually had a fantastic idea and it was with this idea that broke the ice between her and Kendall. Kendall is finally realizing that Shelby isnt just a simple waitress.Shelbys greatest time to shine and again separates herself apart from her Pink Ranger predecessors Mia and Emma. Shelby is a rough-n-tumble 18-year-old tomboy who loves to get into the dirt. She's strong-willed, stubborn, and direct, which makes dating a challenge... for the boy. She is clumsy and disinterested in all things that don't involve dinosaurs or being a Ranger.
Shelby is the 1st African American Pink Ranger in Power Rangers History. Shelby is also the first Pink Ranger on a dinosaur-themed Power Rangers team to have a triceratops motif