Dearborn College Student Lives With Tens Of Thousands Of Roaches

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Kyle Kandilian no longer sleeps in his bedroom because it’s crawling with roaches – tens of thousands of roaches, maybe 200,000, he says.

And that’s just how he likes it.

His mother doesn’t even seem to mind.

Kandilian, 20, collects and breeds the insects. In the roach room – which is tidy, by the way, and stacked with boxes and crates of roach colonies – he has about 130 varieties. He raises them forfunicon1 Dearborn College Student Lives With Tens Of Thousands Of Roaches , sells some for pets and others as food for reptiles. 
Hey, it helps pay for tuition at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, where he’s studying environmental science. He’s considering a career in forestry, pest management or nature-insect education. 

Check out the creepy video HERE.

 

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