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Unable to watch streaming video from a webcam

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HD on Tap has several cams watching an eagle next near where I live. I an only watch one of them on Firefox, but can watch all on IE 11. Go to this site: https://hdontap.com/index.php/video. The only cam I can watch is labeled Hanover Chat 2. If I try the first one labeled Hanover Eagles, I get this error: The media playback was aborted due to a corruption problem or because the media used features your browser did not support.

What do I need to do or what plug in do I need. It has been very frustrating trying to get this to work.

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I see these messages in the Web Console, which don't provide a ton of information:

VIDEOJS: ERROR: (CODE:3 MEDIA_ERR_DECODE) The media playback was aborted due to a corruption problem or because the media used features your browser did not support. hdot-player.min.js

Media resource blob:https://portal.hdontap.com/1fb08670-9b4e-4351-bb62-45402de0f5b6 could not be decoded, error: Error Code: NS_ERROR_DOM_MEDIA_FATAL_ERR (0x806e0005) Details: error creating Audio decoder

I compared some files Firefox will play and will not play by opening in VLC and there are some differences on the Codec tab. (Screenshot attached) I don't know how significant they are -- I don't know the fine points of media and this article doesn't go into excruciating detail: https://developer.mozilla.org/docs/Web/HTML/Supported_media_formats

Also, the file Firefox can't play is 4x larger, so that might have something to do with it.