Who Did It: Dr. Seuss or a Dr. Seuss Character?

Dr. Seuss was famous for his quirky characters, silly settings, and invented vernacular. What many people don’t know is that Theodor Geisel was almost as eccentric as the fantastical fiction he wrote. Can you guess which things Dr. Seuss characters did, and which things Dr. Seuss himself did?
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Kept hundreds of various hats in a closet. 

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Had a pretend child named “Chrysanthemum Pearl,” who could make “the most delicious oyster stew with chocolate frosting and flaming Roman candles.”

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Made his dog wear antlers. 

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Planted seeds in a tobacco-smoking pipe and watered them. 

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Enjoyed walking around on red stilts. 

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Invented the Infantograph, a machine that predicts what a couple’s baby will look like.

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Was deathly afraid of a pair of pale green pants

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Collected exotic bird eggs with the intent to make exotic scrambled eggs. 

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Ate cake in the bathtub. 

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Had a knack for uncannily imitating sounds such as owls hooting, corks popping, and bees buzzing. 

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