A man who died of constipation 1,000 years ago ate grasshoppers for months

A man who lived in the Lower Pecos Canyonlands of Texas sometime between 1,000 and 1,400 years ago may have died of a terrible case of constipation, according to an investigation of his mummified remains.

And during the painful months just before his death, he mainly ate grasshoppers, the researchers found.