|Snails are lonely, so when he sees someone new, he tackles them with joy!|
— Patch Plaza
Shelby is a snail-like enemy from Kirby's Epic Yarn and Kirby's Extra Epic Yarn. Despite being a snail, Shelby is capable of moving fairly quickly when he rolls up into a ball and strikes. When grabbed and thrown using the Yarn Whip, Shelby will roll forward along the ground until he hits something. This is also the case when thrown upward, through he will fall in an arc first.
Shelby can be found in the following levels and stages in Kirby's (Extra) Epic Yarn: