The story recounts the “great war” fought between Rikki-tikki-tavi, a mongoose, and a pair of cobras in the garden of an English family living in the Indian province of “ Segowlee.” Rikki-tikki’s name stems from his war cry, which he delivers as he runs through the tall grass.
What is the setting of rikki tikki tavi? A garden in india. Why does Teddy's family praise rikki? For killing the snake. How does Rikki Tikki Tavi come to live at Teddy's house? a summer flood washed him out of his burrow. What does rikki overhear Nag and Nagaina plotting to do? What's the cobras ultimate goal? They want to kill Teddys and his family. The birds and frogs sing when nag is dead.