British mobile phone users have been losing and destroying their handsets in some bizarre circumstances, according to a new report.
A Devon farmer claimed to have damaged his iPhone by accidentally inserting it into the rear of a cow while attempting to use it as a torch during calving.
A woman, in her early 40s from Nottingham, admitted she had absentmindedly baked her Nokia 6303i into a Victoria Sponge intended for her daughter's birthday.
A couple re-enacting the classic Titanic scene featuring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet lost their phone over the side of their cruise ship, whilst trying to take a photo of themselves.
Another woman, in her 30s, said she lost her Samsung Galaxy after it was snatched from her hand by a rogue seagull while out walking on Barry Island beach, Wales.
In Liverpool, a woman in her 20s reported breaking her HTC Desire X phone by throwing it at her cheating boyfriend and hitting a wall instead.
A pyrotechnician claimed his iPhone 3GS was fired 3,000ft into the air after being left in the "blast zone" during a display of fireworks in Plymouth.
A man in his 30s claimed he'd been filming monkeys from the car window in Longleat Safari Park with his HTC One X when a monkey climbed on the roof and snatched it.
And a woman in her late 20s from Bristol claimed the vibration function on her BlackBerry Bold 9900 phone had stopped working whilst she was using it as an adult toy.
A spokeswoman for www.MobileInsurance.co.uk said each claim had been fully and rigorously investigated.