Crash looks like he's posing for a photo. I imagine he saw a bunch of stacked nitros while with a friend and he just asks him (or her) to take his picture. And since it's 2015, uploads it in social media.
hey dude i saw this pic on the internet when seraching crash bandicoot a while ago and ran into it today on deviantart. u couldve added more detail it wouldve made the pic better but its still good. what makes this pic stand out is the funny situation you've depicted lol congrat bro