Did you know??? The characteristic buzzing sound of the bumble bee is produced because of vibration of its flight muscles, and not because it flaps its wings - as it is widely believed. This mechanism is very important for the bees as it helps them warm up before the flight. They are hairy creatures that display social asian art with bumble bees by living together in colonies. There exist more than species of bumble bees, some of the most popular ones being the early bumble bee Bombus pratorumnew garden bumble bee Bombus hypnorumwestern bumble bee Asian art with bumble bees occidentalisetc. They majorly populate the tropical and the temperate regions of the world, and are known to be very useful pollinators. Fossil Evidence.