Kyle Kandilian: A man thrilled to live with roaches

1:38 PM, Jul 31, 2013   |    comments
  • Kyle Kandilian lets a Blaberus Giganteus species of cockroach crawl on his shoulder in his breeding room, while talking about how he breeds a variety of cockroaches in his Dearborn home on Monday July 22, 2013.
  • Gromphadorhina Grandidieri, one of a variety of species of cockroaches breed by Kyle Kandilian in his Dearborn home, on Monday July 22, 2013.
  • Periplaneta Brunnea, one of a variety of cockroaches bred by Kyle Kandilian in his Dearborn home, on Monday July 22, 2013.
  • Oxyhaloa Deusta, one of a variety of cockroaches bred by Kyle Kandilian in his Dearborn home, on Monday July 22, 2013.
  • Gromphadorhina Grandidieri, one of a variety of species of cockroaches breed by Kyle Kandilian in his Dearborn home, on Monday July 22, 2013.
  • Blaberus Giganteus, a species of cockroach bred by Kyle Kandilian in his breeding room at his Dearborn home on Monday July 22, 2013.
  • Kyle Kandilian displays Blaberus Giganteus, species of cockroach, in his breeding room at his Dearborn home on Monday July 22, 2013.
  • Macropanesthis rhinoceros one of a variety of species of cockroaches bred by Kyle Kandilian in his Dearborn home, on Monday July 22, 2013.
  • Oxyhaloa Deusta, one of a variety of species of cockroaches bred by Kyle Kandilian in his Dearborn home, on Monday July 22, 2013.
  • Lucihormetica Verrucosa, one of a variety of species of cockroaches bred by Kyle Kandilian in his Dearborn home, on Monday July 22, 2013.
  • Kyle Kandilian lets a Blaberus Giganteus species of cockroach crawl on his shoulder in the breeding room in his Dearborn home on Monday July 22, 2013.
  • Lucihormetica Verrucosa, one of a variety of species of cockroaches bred by Kyle Kandilian at his home in Dearborn, Mich. on Monday July 22, 2013. Photos courtesy Julian H. Gonzalez, Detroit Free Press
  • Kyle Kandilian lets a Blaberus Giganteus species of cockroach crawl on his shoulder in the breeding room of his home in Dearborn, Mich. Kandilian breeds a variety of cockroaches at his home.
  • Lucihormetica Verrucosa, one of a variety of species of cockroaches bred by Kyle Kandilian in his Dearborn home, on Monday July 22, 2013.
  • Kyle Kandilian lets a Blaberus Giganteus species of cockroach crawl on his arm in his breeding room while talking about how he breeds a variety of cockroaches in his Dearborn home on Monday July 22, 2013.
  • Periplaneta Brunnea, one of a variety of species of cockroaches breed by Kyle Kandilian in his Dearborn home, on Monday July 22, 2013
  • Kyle Kandilian lets a Blaberus Giganteus species of cockroach crawl on his arm in the breeding room at his Dearborn home on Monday July 22, 2013.
  • A cockroach colony with multiple species at Kyle Kandilian's Dearborn home phtoographed on Monday July 22, 2013.
    
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Kyle Kandilian no longer sleeps in his bedroom in Dearborn. It–s crawling with roaches. Tens of thousands of roaches. Maybe 200,000, he says. And that–s just how he likes it. Photos courtesy the Detroit Free Press

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